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expulsive

 [eks-pul´siv]
driving or forcing out; tending to expel.

ex·pul·sive

(eks-pŭl'siv),
Tending to expel.
[L. ex-pello, pp. -pulsus, to drive out]

ex·pul·sive

(eks-pŭl'siv)
Tending to force out or expel.
[L. ex-pello, pp. -pulsus, to drive out]
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The ED visit at which time the patient underwent the CT scan was used as the reference for recording patient characteristics, which included: age, gender, serum creatinine, leukocyte count, cumulative intravenous fluid, cumulative equianalgesic oral morphine dose, total nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) dose (ketorolac), fever (temperature above 38[degrees]C), as well as treatment with medical expulsive therapy and antibiotics.
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(24) I do not mean to suggest that pepper functions as an emetic in any real sense, but that the expulsive activity of sneezing associated with pepper consumption explains why pepper is thought to possess this particular medicinal property.
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