Usage examples for respiratory

  1. Every animal must be able to procure food either of various kinds or some special kind- either plants or other animals; it may be adapted to feed on plants or to catch insects or fish or animals similar to itself; its digestive organs must be adapted to the kind of food it takes; it must have respiratory organs adapted to breathe in air or water; it must produce eggs able to survive in particular conditions, and so on. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  2. The entrance and the exit of air into the respiratory passages are accompanied with peculiar sounds which are readily heard on placing the ear at the chest wall. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  3. When respiratory difficulties first declare themselves patients may not realize how much relief will be afforded by raising the head, or by the assumption of a sitting position. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  4. At the same time the oppression was lifted from the respiratory apparatus, and everybody breathed freely once more, and felt courage returning with each respiration. – The Second Deluge by Garrett P. Serviss
  5. For instance, in active inflammatory affections, before the loss of blood, the use of the warm bath would greatly aggravate the disease; and yet, for an infant with active inflammation of the respiratory organs, it is continually resorted to. – The Maternal Management of Children, in Health and Disease. by Thomas Bull, M.D.
  6. Moreover Gegenbaur's theory suggests that the ancestral insects were aquatic, whereas the presence of tubes for breathing atmospheric air in well- nigh all members of the class, and the fact that aquatic adaptations, respiratory and otherwise, in insect- larvae are secondary force the student to regard the ancestral insects as terrestrial. – The Life-Story of Insects by Geo. H. Carpenter
  7. Consumption as well as other respiratory affections can in the majority of cases be prevented, and in many cases cured, by an intelligent observation of well- known laws of health. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  8. They rise to breathe every 70 to 150 seconds, and the respiratory act is so rapid that it requires a very expert marksman to take aim and fire before the animal disappears. – Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert A. Sterndale
  9. Physiological research has shown that the respiratory activity of cells may be increased by small doses of poisons, and even that growth may be accelerated by them- e. – Disease in Plants by H. Marshall Ward
  10. The first department of voice culture is, as most persons admit, the respiratory department. – Seed Thoughts for Singers by Frank Herbert Tubbs