Drinker respiratormedical dictionary

A mechanical respirator in which the body except the head is encased within a metal tank, which is sealed at the neck with an airtight gasket; artificial respiration is induced by making the air pressure inside negative.

Synonyms: iron lung, tank respirator.

(05 Mar 2000)

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