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It has antimicrobial properties to help protect against respiratory infections. The Sun (2017)In Indonesia last year the government reported hundreds of thousands of cases of acute respiratory infection caused by the smoke. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Many lack socks and shoes, and dozens are said to be suffering from respiratory problems because of fires inside the compound. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They inflame the lungs, cause respiratory diseases such as asthma and have been linked to a raised risk of heart attacks, strokes and cancer. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Sen had been in hospital for more than three weeks with a respiratory infection. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Some of these medicines may cause respiratory problems such as coughing and pains in the chest. Martlew, Gillian & Silver, Shelley (ed) The Medicine Chest - your family's guide to prescription drugs (1988)Some researchers also feel that acidic air pollutants can contribute to respiratory problems in humans. McKenzie, James F. & Pinger, Robert R. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)The strain on the respiratory system is immense during a race. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His experience gained in respiratory medicine stood him in good stead for the rest of his career. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The damage is apparently to their respiratory systems. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Recently she had been in and out of hospital with respiratory problems. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Once it attacks your respiratory system prognosis is dire. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He thinks that the evidence is pretty encouraging not just for stomach bugs but respiratory problems too. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Leading the protests is the owner of a chain of veterinary surgeries who suffers from a respiratory problem. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The respiratory system is particularly susceptible to the vicissitudes of our emotional life from a very early age. Turner, Roger Newman The Hayfever Handbook - a summer survival guide (1988)He died of a respiratory disease. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But what do respiratory specialists make of the breathing brigade's claims? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Plus he had a respiratory infection, which accounted for the panting. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There are more respiratory diseases, and coughs and colds. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Diesel vehicles produce nitrogen dioxide, which can inflame the lung lining and lead to respiratory disease. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Most victims will be people with respiratory diseases or immune system deficiencies, along with patients recovering from operations. The Sun (2009)He was hospitalised on March 17 with a respiratory infection. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If all upper respiratory infections, rather than just colds, were counted there was no significant difference between the two groups. Times, Sunday Times (2006)

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Translations for 'respiratory'

British English: respiratory ADJECTIVE
Respiratory means relating to breathing.
...people with severe respiratory problems.

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