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Drink·er respirator

n :  IRON LUNG
 
Drinker, Philip (1894-1972),
American industrial hygienist. Drinker introduced the Drinker respirator, or iron lung, in 1929. He also invented a small chamber for maintaining respiration in newborn babies. During his career he studied industrial hygiene, the control of air pollution, and toxicology.
 
 

 
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