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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or using a diaphragm

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to a diaphragm

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the diaphragm. Also diaphragmal.


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  • Deep breathing is sometimes called diaphragmatic breathing, natural breathing or abdominal breathing.

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  • Sylvester KG, Rasanen J, Kitano Y, Flake AW, Crombleholme TM, Adzick NS: Fetal tracheal occlusion reverses the high vascular impedance in diaphragmatic hernia.

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  • Avoid Clavicular Breathing and Belly Breathing -- instead, learn the proper way to breathe for singing, called diaphragmatic breathing.

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  • The drama playing out between the student and the school likely has little to do with the boy's disease -- described as diaphragmatic and axial myoclonus -- and more to do with the zero-tolerance policy regarding medical marijuana. - News

  • The advantage of this method, known as diaphragmatic breathing, is that it relaxes you.

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  • This is why correct breathing technique is referred to as diaphragmatic breathing.

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  • Already doctors can remove fetal tumors and correct conditions such as diaphragmatic hernia -- a hole in the diaphragm that can cause serious lung problems.

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  • To get a perfect mastery over the "diaphragmatic" method and make it as serviceable as possible, practise breathing while lying on your back, filling the lungs to the utmost, and exhausting them as completely as possible.

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  • In the same way, "diaphragmatic" breathing is perfectly correct, but its exclusive use cannot be justified, for Nature teaches us otherwise.

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  • One of these is an infant girl just three days younger than Baby Girl Bristlethwait with a diaphragmatic hernia that will be relatively easy to repair.

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