Definition of mouth-to-nose in English:

mouth-to-nose

Pronunciation /ˌmaʊθtəˈnəʊz/

adjective

  • Involving the contact of one individual's mouth with another's nose; specifically designating a method of artificial respiration or resuscitation in which a person breathes into a patient's lungs through the nose.

noun

rare
  • Mouth-to-nose respiration or resuscitation.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in New England Journal of Medicine. From mouth + to + nose, after mouth-to-mouth [noun].