controlled ventilation

n.

Intermittent application of positive pressure to a gas or gases in or about the airway in order to force gas into the lungs in the absence of spontaneous ventilatory efforts.controlled respiration

Nearby words

  1. controlled explosion,
  2. controlled hypotension,
  3. controlled mechanical ventilation,
  4. controlled respiration,
  5. controlled substance,
  6. controlled-release,
  7. controller,
  8. controlling,
  9. controlling image,
  10. controlling interest


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