API

Event: 445

Key Event Title

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Increased, Respiratory distress/arrest

Short name

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Increased, Respiratory distress/arrest

Key Event Component

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Process Object Action
respiratory distress increased

Key Event Overview


AOPs Including This Key Event

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Stressors

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Level of Biological Organization

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Biological Organization
Organ


Organ term

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Organ term
respiration organ


Taxonomic Applicability

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Life Stages

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Sex Applicability

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How This Key Event Works

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Respiratory distress is characterized symptomatically through gasping and difficulty breathing.


How It Is Measured or Detected

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This key event is generally detected through direct behavioral observation.


Evidence Supporting Taxonomic Applicability

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This key event is thought to be applicable to terrestrial, air-breathing organisms. The relevance of this event to fish or other animals without lungs is questionable.


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