adjective. of or pertaining to or affecting both the heart and the lungs and their functions.
- cardio- (English)
- καρδία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
- respiratory (English)
- -atory (English)
Example sentences of the word cardiorespiratory
1. Noun, singular or mass
A stair climber is another possible machine alternative that will help you burn calories and improve cardiorespiratory fitness.
Circuit training entails moving from one exercise to the next with little or no rest in between, which keeps heart rate high -- the key element of aerobic exercise that improves cardiorespiratory endurance.