respiratory therapy

noun

Medical Definition of respiratory therapy

: therapy that is concerned with the maintenance or improvement of respiratory functioning (as in patients with pulmonary disease)

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“Respiratory therapy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/respiratory%20therapy. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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