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a health care worker that helps people with breathing problems
If you can't breath, you should go see a Respiratory Therapist!!
by JennOwens July 17, 2008
A medical professional thats has more brains than a nurse (such as pinky compared to the brain) and more comman sense(cents) than a doctor has in their bank
patient: can i talk to someone who knows what to do around this hospital?

nurse: let me go get the respiratory therapist
by RT MV July 06, 2010