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Definition of: Heimlich maneuver

(hīmlik)
A life-saving method of preventing a person's choking on food lodged in the windpipe by firmly grasping the victim around the midsection from behind, and pressing a fist hard against the diaphragm to produce a burst of air up through the throat.

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