HyperDic: external_respiration

English > 1 sense of the expression external respiration:
NOUNactexternal respiration, breathing, respiration, ventilationthe bodily process of inhalation and exhalation
English > external respiration: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation.
Synonymsbreathing, respiration, ventilation
Partsexhalation, expiration, breathing outThe act of expelling air from the lungs
inhalation, inspiration, aspiration, intake, breathing inThe act of inhaling
Narrowerabdominal breathingbreathing in which most of the respiratory effort is done by the abdominal muscles
artificial respirationAn emergency procedure whereby breathing is maintained artificially
eupnea, eupnoeanormal relaxed breathing
hyperpneaenergetic (deep and rapid) respiration that occurs normally after exercise or abnormally with fever or various disorders
hyperventilationAn increased depth and rate of breathing greater than demanded by the body needs
hypopneaSlow or shallow breathing
panting, heavingbreathing heavily (as after exertion)
periodic breathing, Cheyne-Stokes respirationAbnormal respiration in which periods of shallow and deep breathing alternate
second windThe return of relatively easy breathing after initial exhaustion during continuous exertion
smoke, smokingThe act of smoking tobacco or other substances
snore, snoring, stertorThe act of snoring or producing a snoring sound
snuffle, sniffle, snivelThe act of breathing heavily through the nose (as when the nose is congested)
wheezebreathing with a husky or whistling sound
Broaderbodily process, body process, bodily function, activityAn organic process that takes place in the body
Spanishrespiración, respiro
Catalanrespiració, respir

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