What does respiratory mean?

Definitions for respiratoryˈrɛs pər əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, rɪˈspaɪər ə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. respiratory(adj)

    pertaining to respiration

    "respiratory assistance"


  1. respiratory(Adjective)

    relating to respiration; breathing

Webster Dictionary

  1. Respiratory(adj)

    of or pertaining to respiration; serving for respiration; as, the respiratory organs; respiratory nerves; the respiratory function; respiratory changes


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of respiratory in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of respiratory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Barbara Carreno:

    It takes very little for someone to overdose on it, to cause the level of respiratory depression that would cause you to die.

  2. Marc LaRochelle:

    But the other thing [opioids] can do is cause central nervous system depression, and they can decrease your respiratory rate.

  3. Shannon Doerhoff:

    He was agonal breathing, at that point, I didn't know. I knew he was in respiratory distress, but I didn't know what was happening.

  4. Murray Aitken:

    Within the U.S. market, we are seeing in aggregate higher levels of rebate, especially in the diabetes and respiratory therapy areas.

  5. Rubin Donis:

    You will not have a pandemic without a virus that replicates well in the upper respiratory tract and is easily transmitted by droplets.

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