Respiration

Definition of Respiration

Res`pi`ra´tion   Pronunciation: r?s`p?`r?´sh?n
n.1.The act of respiring or breathing again, or catching one's breath.
2.Relief from toil or suffering: rest.
Till the day
Appear of respiration to the just
And vengeance to the wicked.
- Milton.
3.Interval; intermission.
4.(Physiol.) The act of resping or breathing; the act of taking in and giving out air; the aggregate of those processes bu which oxygen is introduced into the system, and carbon dioxide, or carbonic acid, removed.

Related Words

Aqua-Lung, artificial respiration, aspiration, asthmatic wheeze, breath, breath of air, breathing, broken wind, cough, exhalation, expiration, exsufflation, gasp, gulp, hack, hiccup, inhalation, inhalator, inspiration, insufflation, iron lung, mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, oxygen mask, oxygen tent, pant, puff, scuba, sigh, sneeze, sniff, sniffle, snore, snoring, snuff, snuffle, sternutation, stertor, suspiration, wheeze, wind
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