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The series of metabolic processes by which living cells produce energy through the oxidation of organic substances.
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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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|Noun||1.||cellular 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|
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