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1. respiration

noun. ['ˌrɛspɝˈeɪʃən'] 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.

Synonyms

  • internal respiration
  • metabolism
  • cellular respiration

Antonyms

  • discontinuance
  • assembly
  • discontinuation
  • activation

Etymology

  • respiracioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • respiratio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Cellular Respiration

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Sentences with cellular-respiration


1. Noun Phrase
That sugar is then broken down through cellular respiration to fuel life at the cellular level.

2. Noun Phrase
This is your rate of oxygen consumption, and is a measure of your rate of cellular respiration.

3. Noun Phrase
Most of the cellular respiration steps take place inside the mitochondria of each cell.

4. Noun Phrase
A less-common method of measuring your rate of cellular respiration is to measure your rate of carbon-dioxide production 1.

2. respiration

noun. ['ˌrɛspɝˈeɪʃən'] the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation.

Synonyms

  • hypopnea
  • activity
  • external respiration
  • snuffle
  • sniffle
  • bodily function
  • artificial respiration
  • heaving
  • hyperpnea
  • Cheyne-Stokes respiration
  • breathing in
  • bodily process
  • periodic breathing
  • smoking
  • snivel
  • second wind
  • wheeze
  • body process
  • intake
  • smoke
  • snore
  • stertor
  • hyperventilation
  • exhalation
  • abdominal breathing
  • breathing out
  • inhalation
  • ventilation
  • expiration
  • breathing
  • inspiration
  • panting
  • aspiration
  • eupnea
  • snoring

Antonyms

  • hypopnea
  • sink
  • source
  • peristalsis

Etymology

  • respiracioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • respiratio (Latin)

3. respiration

noun. ['ˌrɛspɝˈeɪʃən'] a single complete act of breathing in and out.

Synonyms

  • bodily process
  • activity
  • bodily function

Antonyms

  • dormant
  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • passive

Etymology

  • respiracioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • respiratio (Latin)

4. cellular

adjective. ['ˈsɛljəlɝ'] characterized by or divided into or containing cells or compartments (the smallest organizational or structural unit of an organism or organization).

Synonyms

  • cavitied
  • multicellular
  • cell-like
  • alveolate
  • cancellate
  • cancellated
  • lymphoblast-like
  • pitted
  • cancellous
  • honeycombed

Antonyms

  • nonreticulate
  • one-celled
  • single-celled
  • acellular
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