noun Date: 1808 one that resuscitates; specifically an apparatus used to restore respiration (as to a partially asphyxiated person)

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  • resuscitator — resuscìtātor (resuscitȃtor) m DEFINICIJA med. naprava za kratkotrajno i urgentno umjetno disanje ETIMOLOGIJA lat. resuscitator: uskrisitelj ≃ resuscitare: ponovno probuditi …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Resuscitator — Re*sus ci*ta tor, n. [L.] 1. One who, or that which, resuscitates. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically: (Med.) A device which is used to force oxygen or a mixture of oxygen and other gases into the lungs of patients who are suffering from asphyxiation …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • resuscitator — [ri sus′ətāt΄ər] n. a person or thing that resuscitates; esp., an apparatus for giving artificial respiration by forcing air or oxygen into the lungs …   English World dictionary

  • Resuscitator — A resuscitator is a device using positive pressure to inflate the lungs of an unconscious person who is not breathing, in order to keep him oxygenated and alive. There are three basic types: a manual version (also known as a bag valve mask )… …   Wikipedia

  • resuscitator — resuscitate ► VERB 1) revive from unconsciousness. 2) make active or vigorous again. DERIVATIVES resuscitation noun resuscitative adjective resuscitator noun. ORIGIN Latin resuscitare raise again …   English terms dictionary

  • resuscitator — /ri sus i tay teuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that resuscitates. 2. Med. a device used in the treatment of asphyxiation that, by forcing oxygen or a mixture of oxygen and carbon dioxide into the lungs, initiates respiration. [1840 50; RESUSCITATE …   Universalium

  • resuscitator — noun a) A person or thing that resuscitates. b) A device, usually consisting of a face mask and tank, used to restore normal breathing to a person by forcing oxygen or an oxygen rich mixture of gases into his or her lungs …   Wiktionary

  • resuscitator — re·sus·ci·ta·tor ri səs ə .tāt ər n one that resuscitates specif an apparatus used to restore respiration (as of a partially asphyxiated person) * * * re·sus·ci·ta·tor (re susґĭ ta″tər) an apparatus for initiating respiration in… …   Medical dictionary

  • resuscitator — rɪ sÊŒsɪteɪtÉ™(r) n. person or thing that revives, person or thing that restores consciousness; device used to stimulate respiration by forcing air into the lungs (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • resuscitator — re·sus·ci·ta·tor …   English syllables

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