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Definitions of respiration:
  • noun:   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 lungs
  • noun:   a single complete act of breathing in and out
    Example: "Thirty respirations per minute"
  • 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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