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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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It does so by moving mucus from the smaller (peripheral) airways to the larger (central) airways from where it can be swallowed or expectorated.
If the patient is properly positioned, the loosened secretions will then drain into the upper airways, where they can be expectorated using coughing and huffing techniques.