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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 Respiration

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Sentences with respiration


1. Noun, singular or mass
Other benefits of the recumbent bike is that it allows increased blood flow and improved respiration.

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)
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