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adjective as in respiring

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adjective as in alive

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From a corner of the room, or even the other side of a wall, Emerald can track a patient’s breathing, heartbeat, mobility, and other health markers.

When it came to a tougher task — inserting a breathing tube — just about half pulled it off, Ebert and colleagues reported in January in Galveston, Texas, at the NASA Human Research Program Investigators’ Workshop.

Consider the safety of breathing in any particles from those filters, Fernandez advises.

Just breathing can send some viruses into the air, data show.

Babies born too small can develop breathing problems and other health issues.

He said, ‘They’re both shot in the head and neither of them are breathing.

Both Rohan and Kalayjian recommend breathing in some fresh air each day.

According to the report, the evidence suggested that Mr. Stewart had stopped breathing before his arrival at Bellevue.

Police were giving them “a little breathing room,” according to Bratton.

So many eighteen-year-old girls,” says Oliona, “breathing down my neck.

Not a zephyr ruffled the leaf of a rose, and a soft breathing fragrance bathed his reposing senses.

“Never mind that,” Jessie flung back over her shoulder, and still breathing easily as she set a slower stroke.

Even the short stop had allowed their horses a breathing spell and they could now ride more leisurely.

She sat still as a statue, scarce breathing, her eyes fixed upon the violet sky.

The drops fell on the lips of the sleeping man, who was now breathing regularly.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to breathing, such as: respiratory, gasping, null, panting, and wheezing.

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