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ventilator
1. A machine that keeps air moving in and out of the lungs of a patient who cannot breathe unaided.
2. A device that circulates fresh air in an enclosed space.
3. A device used for ventilation; that is, to produce an air flow or circulate air currents; such as, a fan or a blower.
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tank ventilator
An apparatus for artificial ventilation of a patient who has weak or paralyzed respiratory muscles, consisting of a rigid tank which encloses the body from the neck down.

Changes of pressure of air within the tank bring about inspiration and expiration.

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