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consumption

noun confectio, consumptio, decay, decomposition, decrement, depletion, desolation, devastation, diminishment, diminution, dissipation, expenditure, loss, ravage, ruin, ruination, usage, use, using up, utilization, wastage, waste, wastefulness, wear, withering
Associated concepts: business consumption, consumption in interstate commerce, consumption of goods, consumption of intoxicating liquors, for use and consumption
See also: decline, destruction, deterioration, erosion, expense, prostration, sacrifice, waste
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has the capacity to adapt to a broad range in salinity, the second hypothesis is the expectation that oxygen consumption rates in locally adapted blue mussels do not differ among locations but display similar values within a certain range.
In this study, oxygen consumption and respiratory frequency were reduced during starvation to maintain energy, and these are also affected by water temperature.
Oxygen consumption and cardiac response of short-leg and long-leg prosthetic ambulation in a patient with bilateral above-knee amputation: comparisons with able-bodied men.
1) Aging phenomenon: The aging process leads to transference of the balance of oxygen consumption due to cellular respiration to the next category, no sooner than the age of the terrestrial organism crosses the boundary of demarcation.
The oxygen consumption over the 4 day period and including during exercise is shown in Figure 1.
To evaluate the maximal mitochondrial oxygen consumption capacity of the samples, we did measurements in nonfractionated digitonin-permeabilized cells under optimal substrate concentrations and in the presence of an excess of ADP.
Medical Director of Cheetah Medical, an Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical School and a leading clinical researcher in the field of heart failure added, "With the results of this study showing good correlations to oxygen consumption and several prior independent studies showing that peak cardiac power can be even more predictive of outcomes, we are encouraged that we will see these measurements used more often in a variety of settings.
A double-chambered, volumetric system was used for the measurement of oxygen consumption at 20 to 30[degrees]C, as described by Al-Saddon and Spellerberg (1985; 1987).
The new system, which will use as imaging agents not only fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) but also water, oxygen, carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide, can observe the blood flow and oxygen consumption of the brain and heart on a real-time basis.
By keeping the body constantly active in the circuit, you'll keep your heart rate elevated and keep your oxygen consumption at recommended levels.
Peak oxygen consumption was not significantly different between the two groups.