respiratory : Common Errors in English


Even health professionals tend to mispronounce this word by smooshing the second and third syllables into one. This word has several possible pronunciations, but “resp-uh-tory” is not one of them. However you say it, try to at least hint at all five syllables.

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  • a  pertaining to respiration
    respiratory assistance
News & Articles

  • Saudi Arabia says one more dead from MERS coronavirus
    RIYADH (Reuters) - One more person has died and two more have fallen ill in Saudi Arabia from the new SARS-like coronavirus, MERS-CoV, the Saudi Health Ministry said on Friday. Saudi Arabia has been the country most affected by the respiratory-system virus, with 46 cases, of whom 28 have died, data from the ministry showed. The latest death brings the worldwide death toll to 33, according to the ...
    June 14, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
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    June 13, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
  • Steven M. Smith, respiratory therapist
    He had worked at numerous area hospitals Steven M. Smith, a respiratory therapist and outdoorsman, died Saturday from cancer at the Golden Living Center in Westminster. He was 56.        
    June 12, 2013 - Baltimore Sun