aerobic respiration


aerobic respiration
Controlled process by which carbohydrate is oxidized to carbon dioxide and water, using atmospheric oxygen, to yield energy.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • aerobic respiration — UK US noun [uncountable] biology the process by which the body uses oxygen in order to make food separate into the substances it consists of and produce energy Thesaurus: biological processeshyponym See also: anaerobic respiration …   Useful english dictionary

  • aerobic respiration — aerobinis kvėpavimas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Biologinis procesas, kai organizmas iš aplinkos ima deguonį, o į ją išskiria anglies dioksidą ir vandens garus. Augalai kvėpuoja be specialių kvėpavimo organų – oras į… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • aerobic respiration — A chemical process in which oxygen is used to make energy from carbohydrates (sugars). Also called oxidative metabolism, cell respiration, and aerobic metabolism …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • aerobic respiration — UK / US noun [uncountable] biology the process by which the body uses oxygen in order to make food separate into the substances it consists of and produce energy See: anaerobic respiration …   English dictionary

  • aerobic respiration — A type of respiration in which foodstuffs are completely oxidized to carbon dioxide and water, with the release of chemical energy, in a process requiring atmospheric oxygen …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • aerobic respiration — That which requires oxygen …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • aerobic respiration — (res pī ra shun) A metabolic process in which molecules, often organic, are oxidized with oxygen as the final electron acceptor. 154 …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • aerobic respiration — the oxidative transformation of certain substrates into secretory products, the released energy being used in the process of assimilation …   Medical dictionary

  • Aerobic organism — Aerobic and anaerobic bacteria can be identified by growing them in a liquid culture: 1: Obligate aerobic bacteria gather at the top of the test tube in order to absorb maximal amount of oxygen. 2: Obligate anaerobic bacteria gather at the bottom …   Wikipedia

  • Aerobic — is an adjective that means requiring air , where air usually means oxygen.Aerobic may also refer to: * Aerobic exercise, exercise of moderate intensity * Aerobics, a form of aerobic exercise * Aerobic respiration, the aerobic process of cellular… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.