Pulmotor
Pulmotor Pul"mo`tor, n. [L. pulmo lung + E. motor.] An apparatus for producing artificial respiration by pumping oxygen or air or a mixture of the two into and out of the lungs, as of a person who has been asphyxiated by drowning, breathing poisonous gases, or the like, or of one who has been stunned by an electrical shock. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • pulmotor — pulmotór s. n., pl. pulmotoáre Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  PULMOTÓR s. n. aparat care insuflă aer şi oxigen în plămâni, pentru respiraţie artificială. (< germ. Pulmotor, engl. pulmotor) Trimis de raduborza,… …   Dicționar Român

  • Pulmotor — Pulmotor, s. Atmungsapparate, S. 28 …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • pulmotor — ☆ pulmotor [pool′mōt΄ər, pul′mōt΄ər ] n. [< L pulmo, lung (see PULMONARY) + MOTOR] an apparatus used in applying artificial respiration by forcing oxygen into the lungs …   English World dictionary

  • pulmotor — noun Etymology: from Pulmotor, a trademark Date: 1911 a respiratory apparatus for pumping oxygen or air into and out of the lungs (as of an asphyxiated person) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pulmotor — ˈpu̇lˌmōd.ə(r), ˈpəl , ōtə noun Etymology: from Pulmotor, a trademark : a respiratory apparatus for pumping oxygen or air or a mixture of the two into and out of the lungs …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pulmotor — /pul moh teuhr, pool /, Trademark. a mechanical device for artificial respiration that forces oxygen into the lungs when respiration has ceased because of asphyxiation, drowning, etc. * * * …   Universalium

  • pulmotor — pul·mo·tor pu̇l .mōt ər, pəl n a respiratory apparatus for pumping oxygen or air into and out of the lungs (as of an asphyxiated person) …   Medical dictionary

  • Pulmotor — Pulmo̱tor [Kurzbildung zu ↑Pulmo u. lat. movere, motum = bewegen] m; s, ...o̱ren: automatisch arbeitender Apparat zur künstlichen Beatmung …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Pulmotor — n. device used for artificial respiration, ventilator, respirator (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pulmotor — pul·mo·tor …   English syllables

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