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Homework Help: Environmental Science

Posted by Qiayamah on Friday, December 22, 2006 at 7:19pm.

What is a process within the cell of an organism that uses glucose and oxygen to produce carbon dioxide, water, and energy called?

It could be called oxidation (by a chemist), or metabolism (by a biologist). The body metabolizes glucose in various ways. See
http://www.carbs-information.com/glucose-energy.htm
The process is usually more complicated than you have indicated, with lactic acid or ATP as intermediate products.

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