respiratory

adjective

res·​pi·​ra·​to·​ry ˈres-p(ə-)rə-ˌtōr-ē How to pronounce respiratory (audio) ri-ˈspī-rə- How to pronounce respiratory (audio)
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1
: of or relating to respiration
respiratory function
respiratory diseases
2
: serving for or functioning in respiration
respiratory organs

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“Respiratory.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/respiratory. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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