Meaning of mouth-to-mouth resuscitation

mouth'-to-mouth' resuscita'tion

Pronunciation: (mouth'tu-mouth'), [key]
  1. a method of artificial respiration in which a person rhythmically blows air into the victim's lungs, either directly, by placing the mouth over the patient's, or through a tube.
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