Relating to or affecting respiration or the organs of respiration
A region of the central nervous system which exercises control over respiration.
The sequence of enzymes and other proteins within a mitochondrial or cell membrane, or of reactions, by which substrates are oxidized in the biochemical process of respiration.
The passage formed by the mouth, nose, throat, and lungs, through which air passes during breathing
A branched respiratory organ in the body cavity of sea cucumbers
Acidosis caused by excessive retention of carbon dioxide in the body, typically as a result of hypoventilation or reduced circulation.
Alkalosis caused by excessive loss of carbon dioxide from the body, typically as a result of hyperventilation.
A person trained in respiratory therapy.
Therapy designed to assist or improve breathing; specifically the management of patients receiving artificial ventilation.
A substance (such as haemoglobin or haemocyanin) with a molecule consisting of protein with a pigmented prosthetic group, involved in the physiological transport of oxygen or electrons
The ratio of the volume of carbon dioxide evolved to that of oxygen consumed by an organism, tissue, or cell in a given time
Another term for hyaline membrane disease.
A paramyxovirus which causes disease of the respiratory tract. It is a major cause of bronchiolitis and pneumonia in young children, and may be a contributing factor in cot death
Relating to the action of both heart and lungs