Ventilate

Definition

verb

(1) (physiology) To oxygenate, especially blood in pulmonary capillaries

(2) (medicine) To assist breathing

(3) (psychiatry) To express feelings openly

(4) (general) To aerate


Supplement

Word origin: Latin ventilāre (to fan)

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