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noun as in artificial lung

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First, respirator masks remain in short supply—even some health care facilities are still having trouble getting enough of them.

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Surgical masks are more likely than respirator masks to have gaps big enough to allow air to leak through the side.

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Michael Bowen is executive vice president of Prestige Ameritech in North Richland Hills, Texas, a maker of surgical masks and respirators.

You could sand off the paint while protecting your lungs with a high-quality disposable respirator.

Then 49, Topper started Alta after recovering from a fire at his home that left him on a respirator, with third-degree burns over 70% of his body.

“Republican Cuts Kill” is printed across the screen, with the only sound a person struggling to breathe through a respirator.

“I used gloves and a respirator, and protective clothing,” he says.

Ortega is in stable but critical condition on a respirator at Weill Cornell Medical Center.

But Carina Melchior did not die after her respirator was removed.

Instead, Anderson slipped into a coma and later died when his mother took him off a respirator on April 13.

He slipped a respirator over his head and moved into the corridor.

Then he got up, readjusted his handkerchief-respirator and mumbled that it was cerebro-spinal-something.

This was the type of respirator in use to the end of the fighting.

The use of an ori-nasal respirator of cotton wool has also been suggested.

The feet of the first rests on two grotesque human heads, probably Infidels; the second wears a mouth guard like a respirator.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to respirator, such as: inhalator, and iron lung.

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