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Meaning of RESPIRATORY

Pronunciation:  'respuru`towree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  pertaining to respiration; "respiratory assistance"
 

RESPIRATORY is a 11 letter word that starts with R.

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*spir"a*to*ry\ (r?*sp?r"?*t?*r? or r?s"p?*r?-),
a. (Physiol.)
Of or pertaining to respiration; serving for respiration; as,
the respiratory organs; respiratory nerves; the respiratory
function; respiratory changes.

{Respiratory foods}. (Physiol.) See 2d Note under {Food}, n.,
   1.

{Respiratory tree} (Zo["o]l.), the branched internal gill of
   certain holothurians.

 

 

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