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- 1. cardiopulmonary resuscitation, CPR, cardiac resuscitation, mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, kiss of life, resuscitation, emergency procedure
- usage: an emergency procedure consisting of external cardiac massage and artificial respiration; the first treatment for a person who has collapsed and has no pulse and has stopped breathing; attempts to restore circulation of the blood and prevent death or brain damage due to lack of oxygen
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See also: cpr (Dictionary)