cellular respiration

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cellular respiration

n.
The series of metabolic processes by which living cells produce energy through the oxidation of organic substances.

cel·lu·lar respiration

(sĕl′yə-lər)
The process of metabolism in which cells obtain energy in the form of ATP by causing glucose and other food molecules to react with oxygen.
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Noun1.cellular respiration - the metabolic processes whereby certain organisms obtain energy from organic moleculescellular respiration - the metabolic processes whereby certain organisms obtain energy from organic molecules; 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
metabolic process, metabolism - the organic processes (in a cell or organism) that are necessary for life
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Because we were taught in school that as long as you are breathing, have normal lungs, and have a normal oxygen blood level, your oxygen metabolism must be optimal.
The study also found that more fifty per cent of these changes are related to oxygen metabolism.
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ROS is normally generated spontaneously from normal oxygen metabolism.
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of a pulmonary rehabilitation program on functional mobility and oxygen metabolism in veterans with IPF.
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