Definition of artificial respiration noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

artificial respiration

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noun
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(British English also artificial ventilation)[uncountable]
 
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the process of helping a person who has stopped breathing begin to breathe again, usually by blowing into their mouth or nose compare mouth-to-mouth resuscitation
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