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tran·spire

(tran-spīr'),
To exhale vapor from the skin or respiratory mucous membrane.
[trans- + L. spiro, to breathe]

transpire

(trăn-spīr′)
v. tran·spired, tran·spiring, tran·spires
v.intr.
To give off vapor containing waste products, as through animal or plant pores.
v.tr.
To give off (vapor containing waste products) through the pores of the skin or the stomata of plant tissue.

transpire

(tran-spir')
To emit vapor through the skin or other tissues.
See: perspire
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2013) found a rapid positive response in transpiration and other variables related to the gas exchanges of African Mahogany to the water availability.
The reduction in transpiration rate was possibly influenced by the progression of the root confinement, because it can reduce the hydraulic conductivity and, consequently, the water absorption rate of the root system.
Indeed, in the last month of evaluation, emergence of fine roots was observed on the surface of the lysimeter, intended for the action in the processes of water absorption and maintenance of the transpiration flow, compensating the reduction of activity in the root zone subjected to low [O.