Respiratory tree
Respiratory Re*spir"a*to*ry (r?*sp?r"?*t?*r? or r?s"p?*r?-), a. (Physiol.) Of or pertaining to respiration; serving for respiration; as, the respiratory organs; respiratory nerves; the respiratory function; respiratory changes. [1913 Webster]

{Respiratory foods}. (Physiol.) See 2d Note under {Food}, n., 1.

{Respiratory tree} (Zo["o]l.), the branched internal gill of certain holothurians. [1913 Webster]


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