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  1. exsufflation

    • IPA[ˌɛksəˈfleɪʃ(ə)n]

    英式

    • n.
      the removal of material from a body cavity (especially the lung) by blowing;the action or process of breathing out; exhalation.
    • noun: exsufflation, plural noun: exsufflations

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. the removal of material from a body cavity (especially the lung) by blowing only 7.7% of patients required exsufflation or drainage
    • 2. rare the action or process of breathing out; exhalation.
    • the action of blowing as a form of exorcism or to symbolize renunciation of the devil sometimes the exorcist used the rite of exsufflation