Meaning of RESPIRATION in English

RESPIRATION

res ‧ pi ‧ ra ‧ tion /ˌrespəˈreɪʃ ə n, ˌrespɪˈreɪʃ ə n/ BrE AmE noun [uncountable]

[ Date: 1400-1500 ; Language: Latin ; Origin: respiratio , from respirare 'to breathe' , from spirare 'to blow, breathe' ]

technical the process of breathing

⇨ ↑ artificial respiration

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