Usage examples for respiration

  1. In most animal cells it is perfectly clear that luminescence does not accompany respiration, since respiration is a continuous process, whereas light is only produced on stimulation. – The Nature of Animal Light by E. Newton Harvey
  2. Nevertheless, our respiration was in no way interfered with, we experienced no illness, and our situation seemed to us extremely agreeable. – Wonderful Balloon Ascents or, the Conquest of the Skies by Fulgence Marion
  3. Henry, too, black of skin, warm of heart; who waited in the outer court, and seemed to allow himself full and free respiration only when the girl was pronounced out of danger. – Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter by Lawrence L. Lynch
  4. When the cervical cord is compressed all four limbs are paralysed, and from interference with respiration, the condition is fatal within a few days. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  5. If there is enough vitality in that dying body to react to the poisonous stimulant by a temporary increase of vital activity, then that same amount of vitality will keep the heart beating and the respiration going a little longer at the slower pace. – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr
  6. 3. Some of the most striking cases of adaptation, such as the organs of respiration and circulation in terrestrial Vertebrates, and the asymmetry of Flat- fishes, are developed in the individual by a metamorphosis which is generally regarded as a recapitulation of the ancestral evolution. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  7. Breathing is as important in piano playing as in all physical exertion, and more so when we speak of pieces that entail the use of great muscular force; for this causes a quickening in the action of the heart; respiration naturally keeps step with it, and the result is often a forcible breathing through the mouth. – Piano Playing With Piano Questions Answered by Josef Hofmann
  8. The lips are always half open, the appearance is sleepy- looking, the respiration is difficult. – Mentally Defective Children by Alfred Binet Théodore Simon
  9. There Rrisa paused, listening to the slow respiration of the White Sheik with whom he had shared the inviolable salt, to whom he owed life itself. – The Flying Legion by George Allan England
  10. Here was a long- drawn respiration. – A Hero of Romance by Richard Marsh
  11. When you have a pulmotor around you won't have to resort to the artificial respiration drill described in your Handbook. – The Boy Scout Fire Fighters by Irving Crump
  12. At the close, he gives us his vision of the universe: They heard the divers parts of the Infinite forming a living melody; and, at each pause, when the accord made itself felt like a huge respiration, the worlds, drawn by this unanimous movement, inclined themselves towards the immense being who, from his impenetrable centre, sent everything forth and brought it back to himself. – Balzac by Frederick Lawton