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Respiration

Definition

noun, plural: respirations

Any of the various analogous processes by which there is an exchange of gases.


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Word origin: Middle English respiracioun, from Latin respiratio, from respirare.

Related forms: respire (verb), respirational (adjective).
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Synonym: breathing.


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... outcompete the ones with slow growth. Given that aerobic organisms *generally* have faster growth rates because ATP production is greater from respiration than from fermentation, aerobic organisms should grow faster and outcompete the others. ...so yeah, I appreciate the comments, but this ...

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by sosippus
Wed Sep 24, 2014 7:44 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Oxygen requirements of eukaryotes
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Views: 337

Are Evergreens better for reducing carbon?

... the carbon that they remove form the atmosphere is locked up indefinitely in their tissue, it will find its way back into the atmosphere through respiration. Leaves are generally poor long term sinks of carbon as they have relatively quick rates of decomposition when compared to wood. Although ...

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by BasicBiology
Mon Aug 18, 2014 10:47 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Are Evergreens better for reducing carbon?
Replies: 2
Views: 953

How much CO²/O² does lettuce consume/produce on average?

... via photosynthesis ⋅  O² production via photosynthesis ⋅  H²O consumption via photosynthesis ⋅  CO² production via respiration ⋅  O² consumption via respiration ⋅  H²O production via respiration Can you help me?

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by keks
Wed Jul 02, 2014 3:49 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: How much CO²/O² does lettuce consume/produce on average?
Replies: 0
Views: 428

Stomata remain closed at night then respiration

During night times stomata remain closed.Then how do the plants respire?

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by kumar985
Mon Jun 02, 2014 1:49 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomata remain closed at night then respiration
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Views: 718

Is it possible to study both photosynthesis and respiration

Can we study respiration and photosynthesis simultaneously?How to prove this?

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by kumar985
Mon Jun 02, 2014 1:16 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Is it possible to study both photosynthesis and respiration
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Views: 566
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