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respiratory US English

Of, relating to, or affecting respiration or the organs of respiration

respiratory tract US English

The passage formed by the mouth, nose, throat, and lungs, through which air passes during breathing

respiratory tree US English

A branched respiratory organ in the body cavity of sea cucumbers

respiratory pigment US English

A substance (such as hemoglobin or hemocyanin) with a molecule consisting of protein with a pigmented prosthetic group, involved in the physiological transport of oxygen or electrons

respiratory quotient US English

The ratio of the volume of carbon dioxide evolved to that of oxygen consumed by an organism, tissue, or cell in a given time

respiratory distress syndrome US English

Another term for hyaline membrane disease.

respiratory syncytial virus US English

A paramyxovirus that causes disease of the respiratory tract. It is a major cause of bronchiolitis and pneumonia in young children and may be a contributing factor in sudden infant death syndrome

cardiorespiratory US English

Relating to the action of both heart and lungs