of respiration, by which oxygen is made available to an
. This covers processes of inhalation, exhalation, and alternations between the two.
Related WordNet synsets
the process of taking in oxygen from the air and releasing carbon dioxide
take a breath
draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs; "I can breathe better when the air is clean"
passing or able to pass air in and out of the lungs; something used in combination; "the boy was disappointed to find only skeletons instead of living breathing dinosaurs"; "the heavy-breathing person on the telephone"
pertaining to respiration; "respiratory assistance"
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