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expectoration

 [ek-spek″to-ra´shun]
1. the coughing up and spitting out of material from the lungs, bronchi, and trachea.
2. sputum.

ex·pec·to·ra·tion

(ek-spek'tō-rā'shŭn),
1. Mucus and other fluids formed in the air passages and upper food passages (the mouth), and expelled by coughing.
See also: sputum (1).
2. The act of spitting; the expelling from the mouth of saliva, mucus, and other material from the air or upper food passages. Synonym(s): spitting

expectoration

/ex·pec·to·ra·tion/ (ek-spek″ter-a´shun)
1. the coughing up and spitting out of material from the lungs, bronchi, and trachea.
2. sputum.

expectoration

[ekspek′tərā′shən]
the ejection of mucus, sputum, or fluids from the trachea and lungs by coughing or spitting.

ex·pec·to·ra·tion

(eks-pek'tŏr-ā'shŭn)
1. The act of coughing and spitting out mucus from the lower respiratory tract.
2. Mucus or other material so expelled.

expectoration

Bringing up, and spitting out, sputum. An expectorant, or cough mixture, is a medicine designed to assist in the removal of sticky mucoid sputum from the bronchial tubes. From the Latin, ex , out of, and pecus , the breast.

ex·pec·to·ra·tion

(eks-pek'tŏr-ā'shŭn)
1. Mucus and other fluids formed in the air passages and upper food passages of the mouth, expelled by coughing.
See also: sputum (1)
2. The act of spitting; expelling from the mouth saliva, mucus, and other material from airways or upper digestive passages.

expectoration

1. the coughing up and swallowing of material from the lungs, bronchi and trachea. In humans the coughed up material is discarded by spitting.
2. sputum.
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