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  Words related to respiration

Related / Similar Words: internal respiration, cellular respiration, breathing, external respiration, ventilation

 

Definition:
  • the metabolic processes whereby certain organisms obtain energy from organic moelcules; processes that take place in the cells and tissues during which energy is released and carbon dioxide is produced and absorbed by the blood to be transported to the lu;
  • the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation;
  • a single complete act of breathing in and out; "thirty respirations per minute";

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    Hyponyms: artificial respiration, abdominal breathing, eupnea, eupnoea, hyperpnea, hypopnea, hyperventilation, panting, heaving, periodic breathing, Cheyne-Stokes respiration, smoke, smoking, snore, snoring, stertor, snuffle, sniffle, snivel, wheeze, second wind

     

    Derivational Morphology: respire, breathe, take a breath, suspire, rest, catch one's breath, take a breather

     

    Anagrams: personation, spear-point

     

     
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