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Respiratory


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Definition

The words "respiratory" and "respiration" refer to the lungs and breathing.

Alternative Names

Respiration

Review Date: 
11/6/2012
Reviewed By: 
David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.