Definition of Ventilator

1. Noun. A device (such as a fan) that introduces fresh air or expels foul air.

Terms within: Air Cleaner, Air Filter
Generic synonyms: Device
Group relationships: Ventilating System, Ventilation, Ventilation System
Derivative terms: Ventilate, Ventilate, Ventilate



2. Noun. A device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure.

Definition of Ventilator

1. n. A contrivance for effecting ventilation; especially, a contrivance or machine for drawing off or expelling foul or stagnant air from any place or apartment, or for introducing that which is fresh and pure.

2. n. A contrivance for effecting ventilation; especially, a contrivance or machine for drawing off or expelling foul or stagnant air from any place or apartment, or for introducing that which is fresh and pure.

Definition of Ventilator

1. Noun. A device that circulates fresh air and expels stale or noxious air ¹

2. Noun. (medicine) A respirator ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ventilator

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Medical Definition of Ventilator

1. A ventilator is a machine which mechanically assists patients in the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide (sometimes referred to as artificial respiration). (12 Dec 1998)

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