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Recoil

recoil 1. A starting or falling back; a rebound; a shrinking; as, the recoil of nature, or of the blood. 2. The state or... Read More

Recoil atom

recoil atom The remainder of an atom from which a nuclear particle has been emitted or ejected at high velocity; the... Read More

Respiration

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

Ventilation

Ventilation Definition Often when persons think of ventilation, they think of getting clean or enough air into a room. This... Read More

Atom

Definition noun, plural:atoms (physics, chemistry) (1) The smallest unit of matter indivisible by chemical means. (2) The... Read More

Circulation

Blood Blood is composed of a liquid, plasma, and blood cells such as erythrocytes (red blood cells,) leukocytes (white... Read More