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    respiration - Dictionary definition and meaning for word respiration

    Definition
    (noun) 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 produced and absorbed by the blood to be transported to the lungs Definition
    (noun) a single complete act of breathing in and out
    Example Sentence
    • thirty respirations per minute
    Definition
    (noun) the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
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