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English definition of “respiration”


noun [U] (breathing)    /ˌres.pɪˈreɪ.ʃən/ formal or specialized
breathing: Her respiration was slow and difficult. The diaphragm is the principal muscle of respiration. → See also artificial respirationBreathing and stopping breathing
(Definition of respiration noun (breathing) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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