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The trait in amphibians is likely an adaptation to life between water and land and their ability to respire through the skin.
We were told that animals perspire and respire and plants transpire.
As the fish respire, their gills excrete ammonia into the water.
Microbial agents are used to naturally respire the selenium compounds selenate and selenite.
After collection, samples continue to respire and to be subject to microbial decay.
As the water in the honey evaporates and the bees respire, the hive becomes humid and warm.
As temperatures rise, plants begin to respire and can quickly deplete their energy reserves.

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