Definition of cardiorespiratory in English:

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cardiorespiratory

Pronunciation: /ˌkärdēōˈrespərətôrē/

adjective

Medicine
Relating to the action of both heart and lungs.
Example sentences
  • Focus groups were used in an exploratory study to examine the perceptions of palliative care among cardiorespiratory nurses.
  • The socially defined knowledge and experience of nurses was explored to determine the collective perception of palliative care in cardiorespiratory disease.
  • She was found to have gastrointestinal hemorrhage and in spite of therapy died of cardiorespiratory arrest.

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Syllabification: car·di·o·res·pi·ra·to·ry

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