diaphragmatic respiration

noun

Definition of diaphragmatic respiration

: inspiration and expiration produced chiefly by movements of the diaphragm distinguished from costal respiration

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“Diaphragmatic respiration.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diaphragmatic%20respiration. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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