respiration rate

n.

Frequency of breathing, expressed as the number of breaths per minute.

Nearby words

  1. respell,
  2. respighi,
  3. respighi, ottorino,
  4. respirable,
  5. respiration,
  6. respirator,
  7. respiratory,
  8. respiratory acidosis,
  9. respiratory alkalosis,
  10. respiratory bronchiole


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