mucokinesis

mucokinesis

(mū″kō-kĭ-nē′sĭs)
Any therapeutic technique that removes excessive or abnormal secretions from the respiratory tract.
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These conditions are typical in patients diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, chronic bronchitis, bronchiectasis, pneumonia, ciliary dyskinesia syndromes, asthma, muscular dystrophy, post-operative atelectasis plus neuromuscular respiratory impairments, thoracic bellows defects, and any other cardiorespiratory or neuromuscular diseases that inhibit effective cough, mucokinesis, airway clearance and expectoration.