Translation of respiration in Spanish:

respiration

respiración, n.

Pronunciation: /ˌrɛspəˈreɪʃ(ə)n//rɛspɪˈreɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

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    respiración feminine
    • Every aspect of life depends on muscular activity, whether it be speech, eating and digestion, respiration, all expressions of brain function.
    • Blood pressure and respiration are checked every five minutes, and the patient's temperature also is recorded.
    • Participants were children aged 2-59 months with complaints of cough, rapid respiration, or difficulty in breathing.
    • The effects of sleep on respiration include changes in central respiratory control, airways resistance, and muscular contractility.
    • In mammals, external respiration - the ventilation of the lungs - is achieved by breathing, the mechanical basis of respiration: the terms are sometimes used synonymously.