Definition of Inspiratory

1. Adjective. Pertaining to the drawing in phase of respiration.

Partainyms: Inhalation
Derivative terms: Inspire



Definition of Inspiratory

1. a. Pertaining to, or aiding, inspiration; as, the inspiratory muscles.

Definition of Inspiratory

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to inspiration (in all senses) ¹

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Definition of Inspiratory

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Inspiratory

1. Relating to or timed during inhalation. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inspiratory

inspheres
insphering
inspirable
inspiral
inspiraling
inspiralling
inspirals
inspiration
inspirational
inspirationally
inspirationist
inspirationists
inspirations
inspirator
inspirators
inspiratory (current term)
inspiratory capacity
inspiratory centre
inspiratory reserve volume
inspiratory stridor
inspiratrices
inspiratrix
inspire
inspired
inspired gas
inspiredly
inspirer
inspirers
inspires
inspirest

Literary usage of Inspiratory

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1. A Text Book of Physiology by Michael Foster (1899)
"It will be seen that upon stimulation the inspiratory rises of the lever begin long before the preceding expirations are complete. ..."

2. The Journal of Physiology by Physiological Society (Great Britain). (1889)
"Gad, on the other hand, explains the undoubted inspiratory effect produced by collapse as due rather to the complete removal of the inhibitory stimuli which ..."

3. A Textbook of Human Physiology: Including a Section on Physiologic Apparatus. by Albert Philson Brubaker (1922)
"a complete relaxation of the inspiratory muscles leading to an expiratory standstill, not infrequently follows strong stimulation of the central ends of ..."

4. A Textbook of Physiology by Michael Foster (1889)
"It will be seen that upon stimulation the inspiratory rises of the lever begin long before the preceding expirations are complete. preceding breath is ..."

5. A Manual of Physiology by Gerald Francis Yeo (1889)
"Those which are inspiratory in their functions are :— 1. The Diaphragm with its accessory ... The Diaphragm is the most important inspiratory muscle. ..."

6. Auscultation and Percussion: Together with the Other Methods of Physical by Samuel Jones Gee (1907)
"inspiratory dyspnoea, if unattended by obstruction to the air- draught into the ... If, on the other hand, there be such an obstruction, the inspiratory ..."

7. An American Text-book of Physiology by William Henry Howell (1900)
"The inspiratory muscles are therefore never completely relaxed. With a further increase of stimulus the expiratory relaxation becomes less and less, ..."

8. The Clinical Journal (1894)
"The diverging arrows represent the direction of the inspiratory forces. ... (b) The mechanical or respiratory theories are the inspiratory and the ..."

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