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expiration

 [ek″spĭ-ra´shun]
1. exhalation (def. 3).
2. termination, or death.
3. a time after which a medication or agent has lost its potency. adj., adj expi´ratory.

ex·pi·ra·tion

(eks'pi-rā'shŭn),
1. Synonym(s): exhalation (1)
2. A death.
[L. expiro or ex-spiro, pp. -atus, to breathe out]

expiration

(ĕk′spə-rā′shən)
n.
1. The act of coming to a close; termination: the expiration of a contract.
2. The act of breathing out; exhalation.
3. Archaic Death.

ex·pi·ra·tion

(eks'pir-ā'shŭn)
1. Synonym(s): exhalation (1) .
2. Death.
[L. expiro or ex-spiro, pp. -atus, to breathe out]

expiration

1. Breathing out.
2. Death.

expiration

see BREATHING.

ex·pi·ra·tion

(eks'pir-ā'shŭn)
1. Synonym(s): exhalation (1) .
2. A death.
[L. expiro or ex-spiro, pp. -atus, to breathe out]
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