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Definition of Exsufflation

Exsufflation
Exsufflation Ex`suf*fla"tion, n. [Cf. LL. exsufflatio.] 1. A blast from beneath. [Obs.] --Bacon. 2. (Eccles.) A kind of exorcism by blowing with the breath. --Jer. Taylor. 3. (Physiol.) A strongly forced expiration of air from the lungs.

Meaning of Exsufflation from wikipedia

- Exsufflation is a strongly forced expiration of air. In medicine, airway secretions can be cleared with manual and mechanical exsufflation. Mechanical...
- neuromuscular weakness and atelectasis benefit from mechanical insufflation-exsufflation. Mechanically-****isted coughing greatly improves secretion clearance...
- In religious and magical practice, insufflation and exsufflation are ritual acts of blowing, breathing, hissing, or puffing that signify variously expulsion...
- by nasal cannulae to ****ist in respiration. Mechanical insufflation-exsufflation simulates a cough and ****ists airway mucus clearance. It is used with...
- imposition of hands and prayer. Augustine noted that rites of exorcism by exsufflation (breathing upon the candidate) were also performed for the baptism of...
- identified with the gods of other religions. The practice of insufflation and exsufflation, or the use of released breath in ritual, depends on conceptualizing...
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- externally via an inflated bladder, forcing exhalation, sometimes termed exsufflation. The first such apparatus was the Bragg-Paul Pulsator. The name of one...
- used for exorcism. In 1526, the ritual was further abbreviated and the exsufflation was omitted. This form of the Lutheran Ritual for Exorcism was incorporated...
- sanctifying grace by the sacrament. Augustine noted that rites of exorcism by exsufflation were also performed for the baptism of infants. After the English Reformation...
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