Respiratory Quotient

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

Respiratory Quotient

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

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 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

Intelligence Quotient (IQ)

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Intelligence Quotient (IQ): The measure of an individual’s cognitive abilities, as measured by an intelligence test. MORE

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