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Inspiration

Inspiration (Science: physiology) The act of drawing air into the lungs. Origin: L. Inspirare, spirare = to breathe The act... Read More

Crowing inspiration

Crowing inspiration Noisy breathing associated with respiratory obstruction, usually at the larynx. Origin: L. Inspiratio,... Read More

Flash Math Creativity: Second Edition

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Complemental air

Definition noun The amount of additional air that can be inhaled through forcible inspiration following a normal... Read More

Inspiratory reserve volume

Definition noun The maximal volume of additional gas that can be inhaled through forcible inspiration following a normal... 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

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

Inspire

Inspire 1. To breathe into; to fill with the breath; to animate. When Zephirus eek, with his sweete breath, Inspired hath in... Read More

Total lung capacity

Definition noun The volume of gas within the lungs at the end of maximal inspiration. Supplement Abbreviation: ... Read More

Lung capacity

Definition noun The volume of gas within the lungs at the end of maximal inspiration. Supplement Abbreviation: ... Read More

Valvula foraminis ovalis

valvula foraminis ovalis --> valve of foramen ovale A fold projecting into the left atrium from the margin of the foramen... Read More

A Walk Through Time: From Stardust to Us–The Evolution of Life on Earth

A Walk Through Time: From Stardust to Us--The Evolution of Life on Earth    ... Read More

Illumination

Illumination 1. The act of illuminating, or supplying with light; the state of being illuminated. 2. Festive decoration of... 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

Animal

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

Vital

vital 1. Belonging or relating to life, either animal or vegetable; as, vital energies; vital functions; vital actions. 2.... Read More

An introduction to Homeostasis

Researched and Written by Jonjo Minns Submitted to biologyonline.com on February 25, 2009. Published in biologyonline.com... Read More

The Fossils of the Burgess Shale

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The Last Human: A Guide to Twenty-Two Species of Extinct Humans

The Last Human: A Guide to Twenty-Two Species of Extinct Humans     ... Read More

The Periodic Table: Its Story and Its Significance

The Periodic Table: Its Story and Its Significance      ... Read More

Divine

Divine 1. Of or belonging to God; as, divine perfections; the divine will. The immensity of the divine nature. 2. Proceeding... Read More