(noun) a breathing apparatus used for resuscitation by forcing oxygen into the lungs of a person who has undergone asphyxia or arrest of respiration

Source: WordNet® 3.1



resuscitator (plural resuscitators)

A person or thing that resuscitates.

(medicine) 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.

Source: Wiktionary

Re*sus"ci*ta`tor, n. Etym: [L.]

Definition: One who, or that which, resuscitates.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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