respiration Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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respirationnoun [U]

 us   /ˌres·pəˈreɪ·ʃən/
biology the ​process of ​breathing
(Definition of respiration from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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respirationnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌres.pɪˈreɪ.ʃən/

respiration noun [U] (breathing)

formal or specialized biology breathing: Her respiration was ​slow and ​difficult. The ​diaphragm is the ​principalmuscle of respiration.

respiration noun [U] (in cells)

specialized biology changes that ​allowgasexchange within ​cells
(Definition of respiration from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “respiration”
in Chinese (Simplified) 呼吸…
in Turkish solunum, nefes alma, teneffüs…
in Russian дыхание…
in Chinese (Traditional) 呼吸…
in Polish oddychanie…
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