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noun (wikipedia, respiration (physiology))
  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
Translations: 
  • Dutch: ademhaling
  • German: Atmung
  • Spanish: respiración
Etymology: respiracioun, from respiratio, from respirare.


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