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respiratory quotient

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine

in A Dictionary of Biology

Sixth edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199204625
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191726507
respiratory quotient

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The ratio of the volume of carbon dioxide produced by an organism during respiration to the volume of oxygen consumed.

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Subjects: Biological Sciences

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