transpiration

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French, from Medieval Latin transpiratio

Noun[edit]

transpiration (uncountable)

  1. (botany) The loss of water by evaporation in terrestrial plants, especially through the stomata; accompanied by a corresponding uptake from the roots.
  2. (physiology) The process of giving off water vapour through the skin or mucous membranes.
  3. The passage of gases through fine tubes.

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French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

transpiration f (plural transpirations)

  1. transpiration
  2. sweat (bodily fluid)

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