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Respiration vs. Suspiration

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Respirationnoun

The process of inhaling and exhaling; breathing, breath.

Suspirationnoun

The act of breathing, not necessarily for a sustained period (compare respiration, which is sustained).

Respirationnoun

An act of breathing; a breath.

Suspirationnoun

The act of sighing, or fetching a long and deep breath; a deep respiration; a sigh.

‘Windy suspiration of forced breath.’;

Respirationnoun

Any similar process in an organism that lacks lungs that exchanges gases with its environment.

Suspirationnoun

an utterance made by exhaling audibly

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Respirationnoun

The process by which cells obtain chemical energy by the consumption of oxygen and the release of carbon dioxide.

Respirationnoun

The act of respiring or breathing again, or catching one's breath.

Respirationnoun

Relief from toil or suffering: rest.

‘Till the dayAppear of respiration to the justAnd vengeance to the wicked.’;

Respirationnoun

Interval; intermission.

Respirationnoun

The act of resping or breathing; the act of taking in and giving out air; the aggregate of those processes bu which oxygen is introduced into the system, and carbon dioxide, or carbonic acid, removed.

Respirationnoun

the metabolic processes whereby certain organisms obtain energy from organic moelcules; 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

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Respirationnoun

a single complete act of breathing in and out;

‘thirty respirations per minute’;

Respirationnoun

the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation

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