ventilatory

adjective
ven·​ti·​la·​to·​ry | \ ˈven-tə-lə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce ventilatory (audio) \

Definition of ventilatory

: of, relating to, or provided with ventilation ventilatory capacity of the lung

First Known Use of ventilatory

1850, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ventilatory

ventilate + -ory entry 2

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“Ventilatory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ventilatory. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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ventilatory

adjective
ven·​ti·​la·​to·​ry | \ ˈvent-ᵊl-ə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtȯr- How to pronounce ventilatory (audio) \

Medical Definition of ventilatory

: of, relating to, or provided with ventilation ventilatory support no further decrement in ventilatory function— A. R. Morton

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