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Meaning of LIFE-SUPPORT SYSTEM

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  medical equipment that assists or replaces important bodily functions and so enables a patient to live who otherwise might not survive; "the patient is on life support"
  2. [n]  equipment that makes life possible in otherwise deadly environmental conditions; "the astronauts relied on their life-support systems"
 
 Synonyms: life support
 
 See Also: equipment

 

 

 

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