respiratory exchange ratio
The ratio of the net output of carbon dioxide to the simultaneous net uptake of oxygen at a given site.
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- respiratory capacity,
- respiratory center,
- respiratory chain,
- respiratory distress syndrome,
- respiratory enzyme,
- respiratory failure,
- respiratory lobule,
- respiratory minute volume,
- respiratory pause,
- respiratory pigment
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