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(ri-sŭs′ĭ-tāt-ŏr )

[L. resuscitare, to raise up again, rebuild]
A device to assist breathing, used to oxygenate and ventilate a patient who can no longer breathe spontaneously. Most resuscitators are portable and capable of delivering high concentrations of oxygen.

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