Part of speech:
Relating to, used in, or affecting respiration.
Of the senses or sensation; esp., connected with the reception or transmission of sense impressions; sensory
In existence or operation; active:
The process by which organisms exchange gases, especially oxygen and carbon dioxide, with the environment. In air-breathing vertebrates, respiration takes place in the lungs. In fish and many invertebrates, respiration takes place through the gills. Respiration in green plants occurs during photosynthesis.
Exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide across external or respiratory surfaces, as gills or lungs, in multicellular organisms
A system or equipment for ventilating
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