pertaining to or serving for respiration: respiratory disease.
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How to use respiratory in a sentence
When Tyson Belanger, the director of Shady Oaks Assisted Living, heard about cases of a mysterious respiratory illness that had entirely shut down Wuhan, China, it reminded him of his days in the US Marine Corps.The extreme strategies that saved some nursing homes from Covid-19 | Katherine Ellen Foley | July 26, 2020 | Quartz
For example, loss of smell, called anosmia, can occur during infections with common cold-causing coronaviruses and other viruses that target the upper respiratory tract.Why COVID-19 is both startlingly unique and painfully familiar | Aimee Cunningham | July 2, 2020 | Science News
Well, it’s not like every person on earth can suddenly become an epidemiologist or a doctor or a respiratory expert and put all of their energy into that.
Air flowing from the air conditioning unit may have blown her respiratory droplets over to the table farthest from the AC unit.COVID-19 case clusters offer lessons and warnings for reopening | Helen Thompson | June 18, 2020 | Science News
Others had respiratory syncytial virus or cold-causing coronaviruses.Six foot social-distancing will not always be enough for COVID-19 | Tina Hesman Saey | April 23, 2020 | Science News For Students
Within six days, however, the infant was admitted to a pediatric hospital with diarrhea, bluish skin, and respiratory failure.
An average of 200,000 will be sent to the hospital for respiratory and heart conditions illnesses associated with it.
Adam Lausing, an infectious disease researcher at the University of Michigan, emphasized that Ebola is not a respiratory disease.
This one, too, will go the way of all respiratory infections and sooner probably than later.
The hospital found hypothermia, respiratory problems and assumed a head injury.'We Were Liars': Teens Confront Their Beautiful, Rich Family's Dark Secrets | Samantha Levine | August 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
An increase is also noted in the uric-acid diathesis and in diseases accompanied by respiratory insufficiency.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
It is often present in the respiratory tract under normal conditions.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
When the respiratory elements and fibre have not been separated, the sum of the two is given.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry | Thomas Anderson
Owen says that the thymus appears in vertebrates with the establishment of the lung as the main or exclusive respiratory organ.Man And His Ancestor | Charles Morris
Until one stops to think of it, he does not realize the extent of the respiratory muscles.The Treatment of Hay Fever | George Frederick Laidlaw
British Dictionary definitions for respiratory
of, relating to, or affecting respiration or the organs used in respiration
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