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Respiration

Organization of the Respiratory System Each lung is composed of air sacs called alveoli - the sites of gas exchange with... Read More

Expiration

Expiration (Science: physiology) The act of breathing out or expelling air from the lungs. Origin: L. Spirare = to breathe a... Read More

Breathing

Breathing 1. Respiration; the act of inhaling and exhaling air. Subject to a difficulty of breathing. (Melmoth) 2. Air in... Read More

Animal

Animal Definition An animal (plural: animals) refers to any of the eukaryotic multicellular organisms of the biological... Read More

Organism

An organism refers to a living thing that has an organized structure, can react to stimuli, reproduce, grow, adapt, and... Read More

Shear

shear 1. To cut, clip, or sever anything from with shears or a like instrument; as, to shear sheep; to shear cloth. It is... Read More

Inspiratory capacity

Definition noun The maximum volume of gas that can be drawn into the lungs after a normal, quiet expiration. Supplement The... Read More

Residual volume

Definition noun The volume of gas that remains in the lungs following a maximal expiration. Supplement The residual air that... Read More

Hering-breuer reflex

Hering-breuer reflex The effects of afferent impulses from the pulmonary vagi in the control of respiration, e.g., inflation... Read More

Supplemental air

Definition noun The additional volume of air exhaled with maximum effort at the end of a normal, quiet... Read More

Passive transport

Passive transport is a type of cellular transport in which substances such as ions and molecules move down their respective... Read More

Supplemental volume

Definition noun The additional volume of air exhaled with maximum effort at the end of a normal, quiet... Read More

Complementary air

Definition noun The amount of air that can be drawn maximally into the lungs after a normal, quiet... Read More

Residual air

Definition noun The amount of air that remains in the lungs following a maximal expiration. Supplement The residual air that... Read More

Functional residual capacity

Definition noun The volume of gas that stays in the lungs at resting expiratory level or at the end of a normal... Read More