Adjective "respiratory" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/rɪˈspɪrət(ə)ri//ˈrɛsp(ə)rət(ə)ri/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Relating to or affecting respiration or the organs of respiration.
  1. 'On arrival at the emergency department he had a high respiratory rate and haemoptysis.'
  2. 'We transferred the patient to the intensive care unit for respiratory and inotropic support.'
  3. 'Cigarette smoke is a short term respiratory irritant that should be avoided altogether by people with asthma.'

Definitions

1. pertaining to or serving for respiration: respiratory disease.

More examples(as adjective)

"diseases can be respiratory."

"problems can be respiratory."

"infections can be respiratory."

"failures can be respiratory."

"illnesses can be respiratory."

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