Definition of cardiorespiratory in English:

cardiorespiratory

adjective

Medicine
  • Relating to the action of both heart and lungs.

    ‘cardiorespiratory problems’
    • ‘Focus groups were used in an exploratory study to examine the perceptions of palliative care among cardiorespiratory nurses.’
    • ‘The socially defined knowledge and experience of nurses was explored to determine the collective perception of palliative care in cardiorespiratory disease.’
    • ‘In all 10 of the cases in which cardiorespiratory reactions to vaccination occurred, the clinical criteria for defining allergy to eggs was weak.’
    • ‘She was found to have gastrointestinal hemorrhage and in spite of therapy died of cardiorespiratory arrest.’
    • ‘To optimize a patient's functional recovery and prevent the sequelae of low cardiorespiratory fitness, objective quantification of aerobic capacity is essential.’

Pronunciation:

cardiorespiratory

/ˌkɑːdɪəʊrɪsˈpɪrət(ə)ri/