respirometry
noun see respirometer

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Respirometry — is a general term that encompass a number of techniques for obtaining estimates of the rates of metabolism of vertebrates, invertebrates, plants, tissues, cells, or microorganisms via an indirect measure of heat production (calorimetry). Whole… …   Wikipedia

  • respirometry — /res peuh rom i tree/, n. the branch of medical science dealing with the measurement and analysis of respiration. [1930 35; RESPIRE + O + METRY] * * * …   Universalium

  • respirometry — res·pi·rom·e·try .res pə räm ə trē n, pl tries the study of respiration (as cellular respiration) by means of a respirometer …   Medical dictionary

  • respirometry — n. branch of medicine which studies the measurement of respiration …   English contemporary dictionary

  • respirometry — res·pi·rom·e·try …   English syllables

  • respirometry — mə.trē noun ( es) Etymology: Latin respirare + English o + metry : the study of respiration (as cellular respiration) by means of a respirometer * * * /res peuh rom i tree/, n. the branch of medical science dealing with the measurement and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • respirometer — noun Date: circa 1883 an instrument for studying the character and extent of respiration • respirometric adjective • respirometry noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Calorimetry — is the science of measuring the heat of chemical reactions or physical changes. Calorimetry involves the use of a calorimeter. The word calorimetry is derived from the Latin word calor , meaning heat. Scottish physician and scientist Joseph Black …   Wikipedia

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  • Oxidative phosphorylation — The electron transport chain in the mitochondrion is the site of oxidative phosphorylation in eukaryotes. The NADH and succinate generated in the citric acid cycle are oxidized, releasing energy to power the ATP synthase. Oxidative… …   Wikipedia

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