ventilatory

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

Definition of ventilatory

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

Origin and Etymology of ventilatory

ventilate + 2-ory


First Known Use: 1850


Medical Dictionary

ventilatory

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

Medical Definition of ventilatory

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


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