external respiration definition

  • noun:
    • The trade of air and carbon dioxide between the environment and respiratory organs including gills or lung area.
    • the actual process of breathing and exhalation; the process of consuming oxygen from inhaled air and releasing co2 by exhalation
    • The trade of air and carbon-dioxide between your environment and breathing body organs such as gills or lung area.
    • the physical means of inhalation and exhalation; the entire process of taking in oxygen from inhaled atmosphere and releasing carbon-dioxide by exhalation

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