Etymology
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resuscitation (n.)

early 15c., resuscitacion, "resurrection of a dead person (as in apparent drownings, etc.), restoration to life," also figurative, "revival, revivification," from Old French resuscitation or directly from Late Latin resuscitationem (nominative resuscitatio), noun of action from past-participle stem of resuscitare "rouse again, revive" (see resuscitate).

updated on July 25, 2021

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