Definition of Respirable

1. a. Suitable for being breathed; adapted for respiration.



Definition of Respirable

1. Adjective. (context: of air) breathable ¹

2. Adjective. (context: of an organism) capable of respiration ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Respirable

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Respirable

1. Suitable for being breathed; adapted for respiration. Origin: Cf. F. Respirable. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Respirable

respelling
respellings
respells
respelt
respend
respent
respersion
respersions
respice finem
respider
respidered
respidering
respiders
respin
respirability
respirable (current term)
respirable aerosols
respirableness
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respiration
respiration disorders
respiration rate
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respirative
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respirator brain
respiratorily
respirators
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Literary usage of Respirable

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1. Niosh Manual of Analytical Methods: Sampling and Analytical Methods for edited by Peter M. Eller (1994)
"The respirable fraction of the dust mass has been defined for sampling purposes by the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) as ..."

2. The Collected Works of Sir Humphry Davy by Humphry Davy, John Davy (1839)
"DECOMPOSITION OF NITRATE OF AMMONIA ; PREPARATION OF respirable NITROUS OXIDE; ITS ANALYSIS. I. Of the Heat required for the Decomposition of Nitrate of ..."

3. Eighth Annual Report on Carcinogens: 1998 Summary edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"Manufactured mineral fiber products release airborne respirable fibers during ... The upper diameter limit for respirable fibers is considered to be either ..."

4. One Thousand Experiments in Chemistry: With Illustrations of Natural by Colin MacKenzie (1822)
"Immerse a mouse or small bird in a jar of Hydrogen gas; the animal will instantly die from suffocation, and the want of its regular respirable nourishment. ..."

5. Rudiments of Chemical Philosophy: In which Th First Principles of that by Nicholas Meredith (1810)
"... it is not respirable alone, but it answers, among others, the most important purpose of diluting the oxygen gas of the atmosphere, and rendering it more ..."

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