respiratory lobule n.
See primary pulmonary lobule.
- Respiratory minute volume
respiratory minute volume n. The product of tidal volume and the respiratory frequency.
- Respiratory pause
respiratory pause n. Cessation of air flow during respiration for less than ten seconds.
- Respiratory pigment
respiratory pigment n. Any of the oxygen-carrying substances in the blood and tissues, such as hemoglobin and myoglobin.
noun, Physiology. 1. the ratio of the amount of carbon dioxide released by the lungs to the amount of oxygen taken in during a given period. respiratory quotient noun 1. (biology) the ratio of the volume of carbon dioxide expired to the volume of oxygen consumed by an organism, tissue, or cell in a given […]