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ex·pec·to·rate

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

(eks-pek'tŏr-āt)
To cough up and spit out mucus from the lower respiratory tract.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ex·pec·to·rate

(eks-pek'tŏr-āt)
To spit; to eject saliva, mucus, or other fluid from the mouth.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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