Usage examples for respiratory

  1. The first department of voice culture is, as most persons admit, the respiratory department. – Seed Thoughts for Singers by Frank Herbert Tubbs
  2. King took command of them, put up a tent on deck to escape the contagion, ministered to the sick, buried the seventeen who died, was compelled to go below with his respiratory organs masked by a sponge soaked in vinegar, and through all this navigated the vessel to the Mauritius in a fortnight. – The Naval Pioneers of Australia by Louis Becke and Walter Jeffery
  3. And, further, it is in the bran that the largest proportion of fatty matter- the non- nitrogenous substance of higher respiratory capacity which the wheat contains- is found. – Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value by Harry Snyder
  4. Though formerly this statement would not have been true, rights change with conditions, and the fact that to- day the three most deadly diseases are pneumonia, tuberculosis, and diphtheria,- all diseases of the respiratory organs,- justifies the assertion that we have a right to protection against colds. – Civics and Health by William H. Allen
  5. 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
  6. This excites the respiratory centre, and this method may be employed along with any of the other methods. – Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
  7. Operative interference is often called for, however, for the relief of respiratory embarrassment. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  8. 5. That it is of special value in the cases of certain neurotic women and those of low vital resistance; especially those patients suffering from certain forms of heart, respiratory, kidney, and other organic diseases. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler
  9. 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
  10. As the respiratory difficulty is increased during sleep, the patient snores loudly, and his sleep is frequently broken by sudden night terrors. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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.
  15. 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
  16. 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.
  17. As a second advantage, the sliding seat decidedly relieves the abdominal muscles and respiratory organs during the recovery. – Boating by W. B. Woodgate Commentator: Harvey Mason
  18. 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