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Pulmotor

[ puhl-moh-ter, pool- ]
/ ˈpʌlˌmoʊ tər, ˈpʊl- /
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Trademark.
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.

    The Social Gangster|Arthur B. Reeve
  • A pulmotor was put into immediate action, and another period of heartbreaking suspense ensued.

    The Slipper Point Mystery|Augusta Huiell Seaman
  • The pulmotor makes the patient breathe—because it carries on the function for him artificially.

British Dictionary definitions for Pulmotor

Pulmotor
/ (ˈpʌlˌməʊtə, ˈpʊl-) /

noun
trademark an apparatus for pumping oxygen into the lungs during artificial respiration
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for Pulmotor

pulmotor
[ pulmō′tər, pŭl- ]

n.
A device used to inflate and deflate the lungs during resuscitation.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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