- a mechanical device for artificial respiration that forces oxygen into the lungs when respiration has ceased because of asphyxiation, drowning, etc.
Examples from the Web for pulmotor
Historical Examples of pulmotor
The pulmotor makes the patient breathe—because it carries on the function for him artificially.The Boy's Book of New Inventions
Harry E. Maule
A pulmotor was put into immediate action, and another period of heartbreaking suspense ensued.The Slipper Point Mystery
Augusta Huiell Seaman
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
- trademark an apparatus for pumping oxygen into the lungs during artificial respiration
- A device used to inflate and deflate the lungs during resuscitation.