What is the difference between Breathing and Respiration?

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Breathing:

1. It is process of exchange of gasses i.e. inspiration and breathing.

2. It is biophysical process.

3. It occurs at organ level, e.g. lungs.

4. ATPs are utilized.

Respiration:

1. It is process of oxidation of food in the living cells.

2. It is biochemical process.

3. It occurs at cellular level, e.g. mitochondria.

4. ATPs are produced.


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