Complete Definition of "respiration"

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English
Etymology
ME. respiracioun, from L. respiratio, from respirare.

Noun
wikipedia|respiration (physiology)
en-noun

  1. the process of inhaling and exhaling; breathing, breath
  2. any similar process, in organisms that lack lungs, that exchanges gases with its environment
  3. the process by which cells obtain chemical energy by the consumption of oxygen and the release of carbon dioxide

Derived terms
artificial respiration

Translations
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trans-top|breathing
Chinese: å¼å¸ hÅ«xÄ«
Czech: dýchání n
Dutch: ademhaling
Finnish: hengitys
German: Atmung
Korean: ì¨ì¬ê¸° (sumswigi)
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Spanish: respiración
Swedish: andning c, respiration#Swedish|respiration c
Telugu: à°¶à±à°µà°¾à°¸à°à±à°°à°¿à°¯ (Svaasakriya)
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trans-top|exchange of gases
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trans-top|process of biological energy extraction
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Swedish: cellandning c
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Vietnamese: Hô hấp


French
Etymology
From L.|fr respiratio, from respirare.

Noun
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