respirable[res′pər ə bəl, ri spīr′ə bəl]
- that is fit to be breathed
- that can respire; capable of breathing
Origin: Fr from Late Latin respirabilis
- respirability noun
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- Fit for breathing: respirable air.
- Capable of undergoing respiration: respirable organisms.
- resˌpi·ra·bilˈi·ty noun
respirable - Medical Definition
- Fit for breathing, as air.
- Capable of undergoing respiration, as certain organisms.