Select Page

Breathe


/brēT͟H/

Verb

1. Take air into the lungs and then expel it, esp. as a regular physiological process: “she was wheezing as she breathed”. (Google Dictionary)

2. Be or seem to be alive because of this: “at least I’m still breathing”. (Google Dictionary)

Syn: respire, inhale

Word Origin: From Middle English brethen (“to breathe, blow, exhale, odour”), from breth (“breath”). More at breath.


Struggling in Biology?

Are You Premed?

Confused about the MCAT? Not sure how to prepare? This guide will show you how