ventilatory

adjective
ven·​ti·​la·​to·​ry | \ˈven-tə-lə-ˌtȯr-ē \

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

adjective
ven·​ti·​la·​to·​ry | \ˈvent-ᵊl-ə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtȯr- \

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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