Sentence Examples


  • Reluctantly she pulled away, her pulse and respiration in a race.
  • Terrestrial plants have a gaseous interchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide which is necessary for respiration and feeding.
  • The need of the protoplasm for oxygen has already been spoken of: in its absence death soon supervenes, respiration being stopped.
  • Respiration, indeed, is the expression of the liberation of the potential energy of the protoplasm itself.
  • If the access of oxygen to a protoplast is interfered with its normal respiration soon ceases, but frequently other changes supervene.

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