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capable of being respired.
capable of respiring.
able to be breathed
suitable or fit for breathing

respirable res·pi·ra·ble (rěs’pər-ə-bəl, rĭ-spīr’-)

Fit for breathing, as air.

Capable of undergoing respiration, as certain organisms.


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