HyperDic: respiratory_system

English > 1 sense of the expression respiratory system:
NOUNbodyrespiratory system, systema respiratoriumthe system for taking in oxygen and giving off carbon dioxide
English > respiratory system: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe system for taking in oxygen and giving off carbon dioxide; in terrestrial / terrestrial animals this is accomplished by breathing.
Synonymsystema respiratorium
Part ofbody, organic structureThe entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
Partsrespiratory organAny organ involved in the process of respiration
respiratory tract, airwayThe passages through which air enters and leaves the body
tracheaOne of the tubules forming the respiratory system of most insects and many arachnids
BroadersystemA group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts
Spanishaparato respiratorio, sistema respiratorio, systema respiratorium
Catalanaparell respiratori, sistema respiratori, systema respiratorium

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