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ventilatory Syllabification: ven·ti·la·to·ry
Pronunciation: /ˈven(t)ələˌtôrē/

Definition of ventilatory in English:


Of, relating to, or serving for the provision of air to the lungs or respiratory system.
Example sentences
  • Sepsis can produce ventilatory failure because of respiratory muscle dysfunction and increased metabolic demands.
  • Thus, the ventilatory control system rapidly employs a variety of compensatory mechanisms in the service of its ultimate function.
  • Patients with ankylosing spondylitis rarely if ever develop ventilatory failure without superimposed lung disease.
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