Respiratory Pigment

Science / Marine Biology / Respiratory Pigment: A molecule, polymer, or other complex adapted to bind and transport oxygen efficiently, usually in a circulatory system (e.g., hemoglobin)

Respiratory Quotient

Science / Marine Biology / Respiratory Quotient: The ratio of moles of carbon dioxide produced to oxygen consumed in respiration MORE

Respiratory Pigment

Science / Marine Biology / Respiratory Pigment: A molecule, polymer, or other complex adapted to bind and transport oxygen efficiently, usually in a circulatory system (e.g., hemoglobin) MORE

Respiratory Surface

Science / Biology / Respiratory Surface: A thin, moist, epithelial surface that oxygen can cross to move into the body and carbon dioxide can cross to move out of the body. MORE

Respiratory System

Science / Biology / Respiratory System: One of eleven major body organ systems in animals; moves oxygen from the external environment into the internal environment and removes carbon dioxide from the body. MORE

Retinitis Pigmentosa

Science / Genetics / Retinitis Pigmentosa: Group of hereditary ocular disorders with progressive retinal degeneration. Autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive, and x-linked forms. MORE

Respiratory Arrest

Health / First Aid / Respiratory Arrest: The absense of breathing or presence of agonal respirations. In most cases, victims of respiratory arrest are also suffering from cardiac arrest, and should receive CPR. MORE

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