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transpiration

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noun tran·spi·ra·tion \ˌtran(t)s-pə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of transpiration

  1. :  the act or process or an instance of transpiring; especially :  the passage of watery vapor from a living body (as of a plant) through a membrane or pores

transpirational

play \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective


15th Century

First Known Use of transpiration

15th century


TRANSPIRATION Defined for Kids

transpiration

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noun trans·pi·ra·tion \ˌtrans-pə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of transpiration for Students

  1. :  the process by which plants give off water vapor through openings in their leaves




Medical Dictionary

transpiration

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noun tran·spi·ra·tion \tran(t)s-pə-ˈrā-shən\

Medical Definition of transpiration

  1. :  the passage of watery vapor from a living body through a membrane or pores

transpirational

\-shnəl, -shən-əl\play adjective




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