Transpiration meaning

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Transpiration is the process where plants absorb water through the roots and then give off water vapor through pores in their leaves.

An example of transpiration is when a plant absorbs water in its roots.

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The act or process of transpiring, especially through the stomata of plant tissue or the pores of the skin.
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The process of giving off vapor containing water and waste products, especially through the stomata on leaves or the pores of the skin.
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The act or process of transpiring; specif., the giving off of moisture, etc. through the pores of the skin or through the surface of leaves and other parts of plants.
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(botany) The loss of water by evaporation in terrestrial plants, especially through the stomata; accompanied by a corresponding uptake from the roots.
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(physiology) The process of giving off water vapour through the skin or mucous membranes.
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The act or process of transpiring, especially through the stomata of plant tissue or the pores of the skin.
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The passage of gases through fine tubes.
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