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Respiratory

Spanish
English

respiratory
ADJ

enfermedad respiratoria
NF
respiratory disease
N

vía respiratoria
NF
respiratory track
N

aparato respiratorio
respiratory tract

sistema respiratorio
respiratory track

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English Definitions

respiratory
pertaining to respiration
respiratory acidosis
N
acidosis resulting from reduced gas exchange in the lungs (as in emphysema or pneumonia); excess carbon dioxide combines with water to form carbonic acid which increases the acidity of the blood
respiratory alkalosis
N
alkalosis resulting from increased gas exchange in the lungs (as in hyperventilation associated with extreme anxiety or aspirin intoxication or metabolic acidosis)
respiratory center
N
the center in the medulla oblongata and pons that integrates sensory information about the level of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood and determines the signals to be sent to the respiratory muscles
respiratory disease
N
a disease affecting the respiratory system
respiratory disorder
N
a disease affecting the respiratory system
respiratory distress syndrome
N
an acute lung disease of the newborn (especially the premature newborn); lungs cannot expand because of a wetting agent is lacking; characterized by rapid shallow breathing and cyanosis and the formation of a glassy hyaline membrane over the alveoli
respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn
N
an acute lung disease of the newborn (especially the premature newborn); lungs cannot expand because of a wetting agent is lacking; characterized by rapid shallow breathing and cyanosis and the formation of a glassy hyaline membrane over the alveoli
respiratory illness
N
a disease affecting the respiratory system
respiratory infection
N
any infection of the respiratory tract
respiratory organ
N
any organ involved in the process of respiration
respiratory quotient
N
the ratio of the volume of carbon dioxide expired to the volume of oxygen consumed by an organism or cell in a given period of time
respiratory rate
N
the rate at which a person inhales and exhales; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health
respiratory syncytial virus
N
a paramyxovirus that forms syncytia in tissue culture and that is responsible for severe respiratory diseases such as bronchiolitis and bronchial pneumonia (especially in children)
respiratory system
N
the system for taking in oxygen and giving off carbon dioxide; in terrestrial animals this is accomplished by breathing
respiratory tract
N
the passages through which air enters and leaves the body
respiratory tract infection
N
any infection of the respiratory tract
English Definitions from WordNet 3.0
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