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NOUN (1)

1. 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;
[syn: respiration, internal respiration, cellular respiration]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cellular respiration n 1: 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 [syn: respiration, internal respiration, cellular respiration]