During the process of respiration, gases like oxygen are ingested and chemically broken down, or oxidized, to provide energy for the living organism. This process ends with the expulsion of a different gas or byproduct o... More »

Amphibians employ a number of different methods of respiration, with juveniles using gills and skin before they metamorphose into adults that use lungs and skin. All amphibians keep their skin at least somewhat moist at ... More »

Organisms need to carry out respiration to convert glucose to usable energy. When organisms consume food, the body targets glucose molecules for conversion to energy. However, respiration must first occur to transform th... More »

Photosynthesis is the process by which living things collect and store energy, and respiration is the process by which living things release that store energy to perform work. The chemical reaction of photosynthesis is t... More »

www.reference.com Science Human Anatomy Organs

Cellular respiration is the consumption of oxygen by a cell within a living organism. In plant seeds, the cellular respiration does not occur until the seed has absorbed moisture and released stored starches that can the... More »

Cellular respiration is directly related to breathing, as breathing provides the necessary oxygen molecules for the process of cellular respiration to take place; cellular respiration is a process by which cells acquire ... More »

According to the Canadian Lung Association, the lungs deliver oxygen to the body and remove carbon dioxide and other waste gases that the body does not need. The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute states that the l... More »