inspiratory

adjective
in·​spi·​ra·​to·​ry | \ in-ˈspī-rə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce inspiratory (audio) , ˈin(t)-sp(ə-)rə- \

Definition of inspiratory

: of, relating to, used for, or associated with inspiration

First Known Use of inspiratory

1773, in the meaning defined above

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“Inspiratory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inspiratory. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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inspiratory

adjective
in·​spi·​ra·​to·​ry | \ in-ˈspī-rə-ˌtōr-ē How to pronounce inspiratory (audio) , ˈin(t)-sp(ə-)rə- How to pronounce inspiratory (audio) , -ˌtȯr- \

Medical Definition of inspiratory

: of, relating to, used for, or associated with inspiration inspiratory muscles the inspiratory whoop of whooping cough

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