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The process by which nutrients are metabolized to provide energy needed for cellular activity.
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[L. respirare, to breathe] (1) In aerobic organisms, the intake of oxygen and the liberation of carbon dioxide. (2) In cells, the oxygen-requiring stage in the breakdown and release of energy from fue [..]
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late 14c., from Latin respirationem (nominative respiratio) "breathing, respiration," noun of action from past participle stem of respirare (see respire).
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The act of inhaling and exhaling air in order to exchange oxygen for carbon d...
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breathing.
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the process by which sugars and starches are slowly oxidized in plants to release energy
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The process within plants where sugars and starches are converted into energy.
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the conveyance of oxygen to cells and tissues as carbon dioxide and water are given off. In cells, the conversion of food (e.g., glucose) into energy. In most organisms, respiration releases the energy that drives metabolism.
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In this process, plants absorb oxygen from the air to turn the sugars formed during photosynthesis into energy for growth, carbon dioxide being given off as a waste product.
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The process whereby living organisms convert organic matter to CO2, releasing energy and consuming O2. [1]
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The process in which an organism uses oxygen for its life processes and gives off carbon dioxide.
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In metabolism, a biochemical process inside cells that breaks down organic material and releases energy; occurs in mitochondria and generates ATP, CO2 and H20. In gas exchange, the transfer of oxygen and carbon dioxide in opposite directions across a membrane to regulate oxygen availability inside an organism. © Nature Education.
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(res´´pu1-ra´shun) The exchange of gases between the external environment and the cells of an organism. respiratory acidosis
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Act of inhaling and exhaling, known as breathing. Oxidative process by which living cells use the chemical energy of organic molecules in a series of metabolic steps. Process employed by living organi [..]
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  The production of energy by the oxidisation of glucose.
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L: re= again, repeatedly; spirare= to breathe) breathing air. The process of taking in oxygen and giving off carbon dioxide by living things. The term is also applied to the act of breathing in higher [..]
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oxidation of the end products of glycolysis with the storage of energy in ATP. The oxidant can be oxygen but some bacteria use nitrate or sulphate. Saprophyte
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biology - the process by which an organism obtains oxygen needed to process food into energy
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the process or processes that cells use to generate energy (usually as ATP) from the oxidation of foodstuffs. May be aerobic (using oxygen) or anaerobic (in the absence of oxygen).
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Respiration (or just breathing) is defined as the transport of oxygen from the outside air to the cells within tissues, and the transport of carbon dioxide in the opposite direction.
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The chemical process of releasing energy from organic compounds. It is a series of enzyme-controlled reactions in which energy is transferred to produce ATP from ADP and inorganic phosphate (Pi).
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process by which living things take in oxygen and use it to produce energy. respiratory system
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A chemical process in which organisms make energy available for their life processes. One form of respiration (aerobic respiration) combines food and oxygen and gives off carbon dioxide and water.
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Respiration is a chemical reaction that takes place in all living cells. It is not the same as breathing or ventilation. When oxygen is conveyed to our tissues and cells, the oxidation products of car [..]
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The process whereby living organisms convert organic matter to carbon dioxide, releasing energy and consuming molecular oxygen.
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(n) the metabolic processes whereby certain organisms obtain energy from organic molecules; processes that take place in the cells and tissues during which energy is released and carbon dioxide is pr [..]
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The process by which gases enter the body, including external respiration (breathing), and internal respiration, in which oxygen taken in by the lungs is carried by the blood to tissues and carbon dio [..]
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the process used by certain organisms (animals and bacteria, for example) to get energy; during respiration, organisms produce energy, carbon dioxide, and water and they consume organic matter (such a [..]
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The uptake of oxygen and the release of carbon dioxide by living organisms. Respiration by bacteria involved in the decomposition of algal blooms can contribute to coastal acidification. The carbon d [..]
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Consumption of oxygen in the process of aerobic metabolism
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respiratio
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The act of breathing (19thc)
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A biochemical process by which living organisms take up oxygen from the environment and consume organic matter, releasing both carbon dioxide and heat. In plants, the organic matter in photosynthate produced during daylight hours.
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General term for any cellular process involving the uptake of O2 coupled to production of CO2.
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The release into the atmosphere of carbon dioxide formed in a plant or animal where ener is released from stored foods: in plants the reverse of photosynthesis.
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The process in which an organism uses oxygen for its life processes and gives off carbon dioxide.
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A process by which organic matter is converted to energy, carbon dioxide, water, and other things by organisms such as plants, animals, and bacteria. 
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The act of breathing with the Lungs, consisting of Inhalation, or the taking into the Lungs of the ambient air, and of Exhalation, or the expelling of the modified air which contains more Carbon Dioxi [..]
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Any method of artificial Breathing that employs mechanical or non-mechanical means to force the air into and out of the Lungs. Artificial Respiration or Ventilation is used in individuals who have sto [..]
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The Metabolic Process of all living Cells (Animal and Plant) in which Oxygen is used to provide a source of energy for the Cell.
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An abnormal pattern of Breathing characterized by alternating periods of Apnea and deep, rapid Breathing. The cycle begins with slow, shallow breaths that gradually increase in depth and rate and is t [..]
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Non-Therapeutic positive end-expiratory Pressure occurring frequently in Patients with severe Airway Obstruction. It can appear with or without the administration of external positive end-expiratory P [..]
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A method of mechanical Ventilation in which Pressure is maintained to increase the volume of gas remaining in the Lungs at the end of expiration, thus reducing the shunting of Blood through the Lungs [..]
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The act of breathing with the LUNGS, consisting of INHALATION, or the taking into the lungs of the ambient air, and of EXHALATION, or the expelling of the modified air which contains more CARBON DIOXI [..]
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Any method of artifical breathing that employs mechanical or non-mechanical means to force the air into and out of the lungs. Artificial respiration or ventilation is used in individuals who have stop [..]
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The process by which nutrients are metabolized to provide energy needed for cellular activity.
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The process by which animals use up stored foods (by combustion with oxygen) to produce energy.
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The process in which living things oxidize sugar in order to obtain energy.
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The process of taking in oxygen and removing carbon dioxide, usually using gills in marine animals, and lungs in land animals.
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The process in which an organism takes in oxygen for its life processes and gives off carbon dioxide.
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Oxidation of carbon chains in the body of living organisms to extract energy for metabolic processes.
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Production of CO₂ and the heat by ripening of perishables in storage.
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The process within plants where sugars and starches are converted into energy.
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The process by which oxygen from the air is exchanged for carbon dioxide produced by the body. It includes the mechanical process of breathing, gas exchange in the lungs, and delivery of oxygen and ca [..]
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The process by which animals use up stored foods (by combustion with oxygen) to produce energy. Radon
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The metabolic processes by which an organism takes in and uses oxygen and releases carbon dioxide and other waste products.
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(biology) uptake by a living organism of oxygen from the air (or water) which is then used to oxidise organic matter or food. The outputs of this oxidation are usually CO2 and H2O; the metabolic proce [..]
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The process wherby oxygen is taken into an organism and carbon dioxide is given out.
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Absorbing oxygen from the air into an animals body.
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Physiological processes needed to maintain organisms alive and healthy.
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Respiration may refer to:
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In physiology, respiration is the movement of oxygen from the outside environment to the cells within tissues, and the transport of carbon dioxide in the opposite direction. The physiological defini [..]
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Respiration may refer to:
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"Respiration" is the second single from Black Star's eponymously titled 1998 album (see 1998 in music). It features guest rapping from Common and guitar playing by DeChown Jenkins. It also features a [..]
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The act of inhaling and exhaling air in order to exchange oxygen for carbon dioxide.
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Is the typical process where mitochondria of cells of organisms release chemical energy from sugar and other organic molecules through chemical oxidation. This process occurs in both plants and animal [..]
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Cellular respiration within the plant. The plant creates energy by breaking down the stored sugars in the presence of Oxygen the by products are Carbon Dioxide and Water.
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