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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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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.sub.2] availability.
The Granier model underestimates by 44% the daily transpiration of African Mahogany, having the adjusted model F = 268.25 x [k.sup.1.231].
The transpiration of African Mahogany from the age of 2.5 years on, under the imposed conditions, was on average 13.7 L [d.sup.-1].