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exhalation

 [eks″hah-la´shun]
1. the giving off of watery or other vapor, or of an effluvium.
2. a vapor or other substance exhaled or given off.
3. the act of breathing out; called also expiration and halitus.

ex·ha·la·tion

(eks-hă-lā'shŭn),
1. Breathing out. Synonym(s): expiration (1)
2. The giving forth of gas or vapor.
3. Any exhaled or emitted gas or vapor.
[L. ex-halo, pp. -halatus, to breathe out]

exhalation

(ĕks′hə-lā′shən, ĕk′sə-)
n.
1. The act or an instance of exhaling.
2. Something, such as air or vapor, that is exhaled.

ex·ha·la·tion

(eks'hă-lā'shŭn)
1. Breathing out.
Synonym(s): expiration (1) .
2. The giving forth of gas or vapor.
3. Any exhaled or emitted gas or vapor.
[L. ex-halo, pp. -halatus, to breathe out]

ex·ha·la·tion

(eks'hă-lā'shŭn)
1. Breathing out.
Synonym(s): expiration (1) .
2. The giving forth of gas or vapor.
3. Any exhaled or emitted gas or vapor.
[L. ex-halo, pp. -halatus, to breathe out]
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