Habitual nose breather

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A person who breathes entirely through the nose regardless of the exercise level. Such a person may switch to breathing oro-nasally (partly through the nose and partly through the mouth) when the ventilation rate is greater than the reference value for heavy exercise (3 m3 h–1).

ICRP Glossary entry - June 2019

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