[ adjective ] pertaining to respiration
Used in print(LeRoy Fothergill, "Biological Warfare", in Peter...)
This concept has stimulated much basic research concerning the behavior of particulate biological materials , the pathogenesis of respiratory infections , the medical management of such diseases and defense against their occurrence .
Much of the older experimental work on respiratory infections was accomplished by very artificial procedures .
A number of unique medical problems might be created when man is exposed to an infectious agent through the respiratory route rather_than by the natural portal of entry .(Richard F. McLaughlin, et al., "A study of the...)
The pulmonary_artery , in_addition to supplying the distal portion of the respiratory bronchiole , the alveolar duct , and the alveoli , continues on and directly supplies the thin pleura ( fig. 8 ) .
It does , as in type 1 , , supply the hilar lymph_nodes , the pulmonary_artery , the pulmonary_vein , the bronchi , and the bronchioles - terminating in a common capillary_bed with the pulmonary_artery at the level of the respiratory bronchiole .