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ex·pec·to·rate

(ek-spek'tō-rāt),
To spit; to eject saliva, mucus, or other fluid from the mouth.

expectorate

(ĭk-spĕk′tə-rāt′)
v. expecto·rated, expecto·rating, expecto·rates
v.tr.
1. To eject from the mouth; spit.
2. To cough up and eject by spitting.
v.intr.
1. To spit.
2. To clear out the chest and lungs by coughing up and spitting out matter.

ex·pec′to·ra′tion n.

ex·pec·to·rate

(eks-pek'tŏr-āt)
To cough up and spit out mucus from the lower respiratory tract.

ex·pec·to·rate

(eks-pek'tŏr-āt)
To spit; to eject saliva, mucus, or other fluid from the mouth.
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One 18th-century ruling admonished spitters to refrain from expectorating on "waxed or parquet floors" or "in church, the houses of the great and in all places where cleanliness reigns.
Stimulated collection involves chewing on an absorbent material or paraffin, then expectorating into a test tube.
When a water rinse was performed, after expectorating the foam, volunteers rinsed their mouth with 15 mL of distilled water for 10 secs.
Luckily, a friendly hobgoblin called Hogsqueal (voiced by Seth Rogen) allows Jared to view this hidden realm by expectorating in his eye.
Luckily, a friendly hobgoblin called Hogsqueal (voiced by Rogen) allows Jared to view this hidden realm by expectorating in his eye.
Luckily, a friendly hobgoblin called Hogsqueal (voiced by Rogen) allows Jared to view the hidden realm by expectorating in his eye.