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respiration quotient

Michael Allaby

in A Dictionary of Zoology

Third edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199233410
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191726958
respiration quotient

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The ratio of the amount of carbon dioxide expired to the amount of oxygen consumed during the same period. (RQ=volume

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Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences

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