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expiration

 [ek″spĭ-ra´shun]
1. exhalation (def. 3).
2. termination, or death.
3. a time after which a medication or agent has lost its potency. adj., adj expi´ratory.

ex·pi·ra·tion

(eks'pi-rā'shŭn),
1. Synonym(s): exhalation (1)
2. A death.
[L. expiro or ex-spiro, pp. -atus, to breathe out]

expiration

/ex·pi·ra·tion/ (eks″pĭ-ra´shun)
1. exhalation.expi´ratory
2. termination or death.

expiration

(ĕk′spə-rā′shən)
n.
1. The act of coming to a close; termination: the expiration of a contract.
2. The act of breathing out; exhalation.
3. Archaic Death.

expiration

[ik′spirā′shən]
Etymology: L, expirare, to breathe out
1 also called exhalation. breathing out, normally a passive process, depending on the elastic qualities of lung tissue and the thorax. Compare inspiration.
2 termination or death. expiratory, adj.
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Expiration

ex·pi·ra·tion

(eks'pir-ā'shŭn)
1. Synonym(s): exhalation (1) .
2. Death.
[L. expiro or ex-spiro, pp. -atus, to breathe out]

expiration

1. Breathing out.
2. Death.

expiration

see BREATHING.

ex·pi·ra·tion

(eks'pir-ā'shŭn)
1. Synonym(s): exhalation (1) .
2. A death.
[L. expiro or ex-spiro, pp. -atus, to breathe out]

expiration

(ek´spərā´shən),
n 1. the act of breathing forth or expelling air from the lungs.
n 2. a cessation.
expiration date,
n 1. the date on which a dental benefits contract expires.
n 2. the date an individual ceases to be eligible for benefits.
3. the date that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires pharmaceutical manufacturers to provide on all their products. For the majority of drugs sold in the United States, these dates range from 12 to 60 months from the date they are manufactured.

expiration

1. the act of breathing out, or expelling air from the lungs.
2. termination, or death.

expiration date
the calendar date on the packaging of a pharmaceutical or food that indicates the last date the item should be used.
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