inspiratory

[in-spahyuhr-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
adjective
of or pertaining to inspiration or inhalation.

Origin:
1765–75; < Latin inspīrāt(us) past participle of inspīrāre (see inspire, -ate1) + -ory1

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inspiratory (ɪnˈspaɪərətərɪ, -trɪ)
 
adj
of or relating to inhalation or the drawing in of air

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inspiratory in·spi·ra·to·ry (ĭn-spīr'ə-tôr'ē)
adj.
Of, relating to, or used for the drawing in of air.

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There is no evidence that inspiratory muscle training is effective during pulmonary rehabilitation.
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