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Wordnet 3.0


1. pertaining to respiration;
- Example: "respiratory assistance"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Respiratory \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. [1913 Webster] Respiratory foods. (Physiol.) See 2d Note under Food, n., 1. Respiratory tree (Zool.), the branched internal gill of certain holothurians. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

respiratory adj 1: pertaining to respiration; "respiratory assistance"