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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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Oxygen consumption rates of early life-stage Haliotis rubra/ Haliotis laevigata hybrids were dependent on developmental stage and likely attributable to differences in activity levels.
Oxygen consumption of largemouth bass, Micropterus salmoides, in relation to swimming speed & temperature.
Measurements of Synaptic Mitochondrial Oxygen Consumption and Hydrogen Peroxide Production.
These chemicals raise membrane potential and ensure that all changes in oxygen consumption and membrane potential in response to sequential additions of malonate are due to proton leak.
Four days later the mussels were put back into the respiration chambers and left for 4 days to settle before oxygen consumption was measured to determine the standard metabolic rate.
Reports by various researchers state that the energy consumption, expressed as an oxygen consumption rate (per unit time), of transfemoral amputees during prosthetic walking was 11.
a) Oxygen Consumption due to cellular respiration are classified into three categories;
Oxygen consumption and energy expenditure have been studied in different environmental conditions and in young adults (3, 12).
After signing the informed consent, they rested overnight and, the first thing in the next morning, resting oxygen consumption was measured to establish the BMR.