Iron-lung definition

An airtight metal tank that encloses all of the body except the head and forces the lungs to inhale and exhale through regulated changes in air pressure.
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A large metal respirator that encloses all of the body but the head, used for maintaining artificial respiration.
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An airtight metal tank that encloses all of the body except the head and forces the lungs to inhale and exhale through regulated changes in air pressure.
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A pneumonic device for assisted breathing.
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Noun

Singular:
iron-lung
Plural:
iron lungs