Definition of Cellular respiration

1. Noun. 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.

Exact synonyms: Internal Respiration, Respiration
Generic synonyms: Metabolic Process, Metabolism
Derivative terms: Respire



Medical Definition of Cellular respiration

1. The conversion within the cell of nutrients (such as sugar molecules) into chemical energy in the form of ATP, by reacting the food with oxygen (O2) until the food has completely been degraded into carbon dioxide and H2O. (09 Oct 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cellular Respiration

cellular immune theory
cellular immunity
cellular immunity deficiency syndrome
cellular immunodeficiency with abnormal immunoglobulin synthesis
cellular inclusion
cellular infiltration
cellular microbiology
cellular mobile
cellular mobiles
cellular mosaicism
cellular oncogene
cellular pathology
cellular phone
cellular phones
cellular polyp
cellular respiration (current term)
cellular retinoic acid binding protein
cellular slime mold
cellular slime mould
cellular telephone
cellular tumour
cellular virome
cellularities
cellularity
cellularization
cellularizations
cellularizing
cellularly
cellulars
cellulase

Literary usage of Cellular respiration

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"(la—422) (la—422) The Pharmacology of cellular respiration. ... The elucidation of the physiologic mechanism of cellular respiration was facilitated by the ..."

2. Contrasts in Scientific Style: Research Groups in the Chemical and by Joseph S. Fruton (1990)
"122 During the 1920s Warburg resumed his studies on cellular respiration, with special reference to oxidation and glycolysis in tumor cells. ..."

3. Crossing Over: The Basics of Evolution : Workbook for Teachers by Edith Dempster (2006)
"Animal cells use oxygen during the metabolic process called cellular respiration. Oxygen is scarce inside the cell, but plentiful outside the cell. ..."

4. The Chemical Synthesis of Vital Products and the Interrelations Between by Raphael Meldola (1904)
"Belfast, 1902 : for isolation of the enzyme causing anaerobic cellular respiration in higher animals and plants see Stoklasa and Czerny, Ber. 86, 622). ..."

5. On Animal and Vegetable Parasites of the Human Body: A Manual of Their by Friedrich Küchenmeister (1857)
"... with increased respiratory murmur, and in the course of several days and weeks cellular respiration was set up. The movements of the diaphragm appeared ..."

6. Western Lancet: A Monthly Journal of Practical Medicine and Surgery (1853)
"On both sides of the thorax sonorous percussion, less so, however, on the right; cellular respiration feeble. The abdomen soft to the touch, but containing ..."

7. Autology, Study Thyself: And Autopathy, Cure Thyself by Edmond Raymond Moras (1912)
"Nevertheless, physiologists have overlooked this essential phase of the double process of internal or cellular respiration. Therefore I have coined the word ..."

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