respirable

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adjective re·spi·ra·ble \ˈres-p(ə-)rə-bəl, ri-ˈspī-rə-\

Definition of respirable

  1. :  fit for breathing; also :  capable of being taken in by breathing respirable particles of ash

First Known Use of respirable

1779


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respirable

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adjective re·spi·ra·ble \ˈres-p(ə-)rə-bəl, ri-ˈspī-rə-\

Medical Definition of respirable

  1. 1:  fit for breathing respirable air

  2. 2:  capable of being taken in by breathing respirable particles of ash

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