Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun external_respiration

1 sense of external respiration

Sense 1
breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation -- (the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation)
       => bodily process, body process, bodily function, activity -- (an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity")

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