Definition of respiratory in English:


Line breaks: re¦spira|tory
Pronunciation: /rɪˈspɪrət(ə)ri
, ˈrɛsp(ə)rət(ə)ri
, rɪˈspʌɪ-/


Relating to or affecting respiration or the organs of respiration: respiratory disease
More example sentences
  • We transferred the patient to the intensive care unit for respiratory and inotropic support.
  • Breathing problems are considered to be those that affect the respiratory system below the vocal cords.
  • A cough may also be caused by inflammation of the upper respiratory track due to a viral infection due to the common cold or flu.

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