cellular respiration

DEFINITIONS OF: cellular respiration

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n 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

Synonyms:
internal respiration, respiration
Type of:
metabolic process, metabolism
the organic processes (in a cell or organism) that are necessary for life
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