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When you inhale, you take in oxygen from the atmosphere. The gas you exhale is respectively depleted of oxygen and enriched in carbon dioxide. What specific cellular processes produced the carbon dioxide?


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The biological or chemical process that you are looking for in answer to this question is the process that is known as respiration.

This is the opposite of the photosynthesis reaction, or at least the end products are though of course it should be remembered that respiration is the overall name given to the process but the overall net equation does not happen in one go, rather there are many and complicated sub reactions and processes that go on as part of the chemical process to achieve the net result that is known as respiration.

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