ニュースで英語術(May 31, 2021)
STUDY: OXYGEN THROUGH RECTUM SUPPORTS RESPIRATION
rectum noun [C] ANATOMY specialized 「直腸」
UK /ˈrek.təm/ US /ˈrek.təm/
the lowest end of the bowels, down which solid waste travels before leaving the body through the anus
respiratoryZ adjective [before noun] MEDICAL formal or specialized
UK /rɪˈspɪr.ə.tər.i/ US /ˈres.pə.rə.tɔːr.i/
relating to breathing:
Smoking can cause respiratory diseases.
UK /ɪnˈfjuːz/ US /ɪnˈfjuːz/
infuse verb (DRINK)
[I or T] If you infuse a drink or it infuses, you leave substances such as tea leaves or herbs in hot water so that their flavour goes into the liquid:
Allow the tea to infuse for five minutes.
ventilator noun [C]
UK /ˈven.tɪ.leɪ.tər/ US /ˈven.t̬əl.eɪ.ɚ/
a machine that helps people breathe when they have difficulty breathing on their own, by forcing air in and out of their lungs:
He was brought into intensive care shortly after the accident and immediately put on a ventilator.
Three days after surgery, she was taken off the ventilator, but had to go back on it a day later.
Early reports found death rates as high as 90% among COVID-19 patients on ventilators.
He was still in a critical ward, still breathing through a ventilator and still without feeling in any of his limbs.
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