[ puhl-moh-ter, pool- ]
/ ˈpʌlˌmoʊ tər, ˈpʊl- /
a mechanical device for artificial respiration that forces oxygen into the lungs when respiration has ceased because of asphyxiation, drowning, etc.
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How to use Pulmotor in a sentence
I dragged over the heavy tank which he had ordered as he adjusted a sort of pulmotor breathing apparatus over Leon.
A pulmotor was put into immediate action, and another period of heartbreaking suspense ensued.
The pulmotor makes the patient breathe—because it carries on the function for him artificially.
British Dictionary definitions for Pulmotor
trademark an apparatus for pumping oxygen into the lungs during artificial respiration
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