a.1.Of or pertaining to respiration; as, respirative organs.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Only in cases of high-volume thyroid or malignant contractions that affect the patient in terms of swallowing or respirative functions.
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Nevertheless, subsequent predominance in influence that respirative pressure changes undertake upon diminished number of heart baroreceptors that are interspersed on fibro-fatty RV is the other crucial mechanism.
In his review of "Two Biographies of Keats" for the Pall Mall Gazette in 1887 Wilde was severe with Sidney Colvin and William Rossetti for their inappropriate epistemological attitudes toward the "Ode to a Nightingale," wherein both critics detected a "logical solecism" in Keats's attribution of immortality to the bird, "as men live longer than nightingales.": Rossetti proceeded to declare that he could not understand how Endymion's "human organism, with respirative and digestive processes, continues to exist" underwater (p.