car·​dio·​re·​spi·​ra·​to·​ry | \ ˌkär-dē-ō-ˈre-sp(ə-)rə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce cardiorespiratory (audio) , -ri-ˈspī-rə- \

Definition of cardiorespiratory

: of or relating to the heart and the respiratory system

Examples of cardiorespiratory in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As evidenced by Gilchrist’s research, which uses epidemiology to study the relationship between cardiorespiratory fitness and cancer treatment and outcomes, breast-cancer patients can and have regained precancer fitness levels. Lindsay Warner, Outside Online, 9 Aug. 2020 The toddler had suffered a cardiorespiratory arrest. Washington Post, 5 Jan. 2022 While a long, steady-state cardio session can be beneficial, it’s not the only way to improve your cardiorespiratory fitness. Sarah Madaus, SELF, 10 July 2021 Dan Gordon is an associate professor of cardiorespiratory exercise physiology at Anglia Ruskin University. Dan Gordon And Justin Roberts, CNN, 31 May 2021 Celestin died in the grass of sudden cardiorespiratory arrest, according to the complaint. Monivette Cordeiro,, 30 Apr. 2021 After four weeks, cardiorespiratory fitness improved by 10% with HIIT compared to only 4% with MICT. Dana Santas, CNN, 26 Mar. 2021 The cause was cardiorespiratory arrest, said a daughter, Katharine Schlefer Dodge. Washington Post, 21 Dec. 2020 Set aside five to 10 minutes with the goal of increasing your daily step count and improving your overall cardiorespiratory health. Lisa Charles, The Conversation, 24 Nov. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of cardiorespiratory

1857, in the meaning defined above

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25 May 2022

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“Cardiorespiratory.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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car·​dio·​res·​pi·​ra·​to·​ry | \ ˌkärd-ē-ō-ˈres-p(ə-)rə-ˌtōr-ē, -ri-ˈspī-rə-, -ˌtȯr- How to pronounce cardiorespiratory (audio) \

Medical Definition of cardiorespiratory

: of or relating to the heart and the respiratory system : cardiopulmonary cardiorespiratory ailments cardiorespiratory responses


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