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breathing:

see respirationrespiration,
process by which an organism exchanges gases with its environment. The term now refers to the overall process by which oxygen is abstracted from air and is transported to the cells for the oxidation of organic molecules while carbon dioxide (CO2
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breathing

[′brēth·iŋ]
(engineering)
Opening and closing of a plastics mold in orderto let gases escape during molding. Also known as degassing.
Movement of gas, vapors, or air in and out of a storage-tank vent line as a result of liquid expansions and contractions induced by temperature changes.
(materials)
Permeability of plastic sheeting to air, bubbles, voids, or trapped gas globules.
(physiology)
Inhaling and exhaling.
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If any of the children seem to struggle with belly breathing, you can try suggesting different ways for them to imagine breathing.
Keep your upper body in the same upright position as the flexibility posture and continue belly breathing. Keep both knees flexed.
After our initial testing of hip rotation and extension, trunk rotation, shoulder abduction and brachial chain examination, we taught this athlete how to breathe by using more of his diaphragm (belly breathing) and to perform a pelvic repositioning exercise.
"Better living through belly breathing." The Seattle Times (reprint from the Washington Post, May 10, 2000) http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/news/health-science/html98/heal10_20000510.html.
Also known as "paced respiration" or "yoga belly breathing," deep abdominal breathing is an effective technique to relieve stress.
To cure heartburn A trial published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology found that people with acid reflux who regularly practised "belly breathing" exercises had less heartburn and were eventually able to cut back on their medication, too.
Compared with the relaxation group, IBMT subjects also had lower heart rates and skin conductance responses, increased belly breathing amplitude and decreased chest respiration rates.