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cardiopulmonary resuscitation

  

      n   an emergency measure to revive a patient whose heart has stopped beating, in which compressions applied with the hands to the patient's chest are alternated with mouth-to-mouth respiration,   (Abbrev.)    CPR  
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cardiopulmonary  
      adj   of, relating to, or affecting the heart and lungs  


cardiopulmonary resuscitation  
      n   an emergency measure to revive a patient whose heart has stopped beating, in which compressions applied with the hands to the patient's chest are alternated with mouth-to-mouth respiration,   (Abbrev.)    CPR  

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