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ventilator

Pronunciation: /ˈventleɪtər; ˈventɪleɪtə(r)/

Translation of ventilator in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Constr] ventilador (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • A corridor along the room on one side has ventilators opening onto the drain.
    • Plenty of light enters through empty portholes on both sides of the engine room and ventilator hatches in the roof.
    • This is a model beehive, and that is a ventilator, for ventilating sewers.
    1.2 [Medicine/Medicina] respirador (masculine) (artificial), ventilador (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Patients were screened daily using published guidelines for ability to wean from the mechanical ventilator.
    • Six patients reported symptomatic improvement, including three who were weaned off the mechanical ventilator.
    • Therefore, the correct ventilator setting should theoretically be tested during a formal sleep study.

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