cardiorespiratory

[ kahr-dee-oh-res-per-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, -ri-spahyuhr-uh- ]
/ ˌkɑr di oʊˈrɛs pər əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, -rɪˈspaɪər ə- /

adjective

of, relating to, or affecting the heart and respiratory system.

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Origin of cardiorespiratory

First recorded in 1890–95; cardio- + respiratory
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Example sentences from the Web for cardiorespiratory

  • The appetite improved, the cardiorespiratory syndrome disappeared, and the child began to gain.

    Scurvy Past and Present|Alfred Fabian Hess