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expectorate

[ik′spek·tə‚rāt]
(physiology)
To eject phlegm or other material from the throat or lungs.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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e rules of etiquette have changed markedly since "Don't" - a guide to being the perfect gentleman - was published, a pocketbook which urges its readers: "Don't expectorate on the pavement.
The failure of the sputum test is greatly affected by the quality of the sputa collected and the inability of the patient to expectorate. A combination of both sputum test and chest X-ray examination yielded a more confirmatory diagnosis and is highly recommended.
EBTB has predilection for young women [3, 5, 6] which is usually explained by easy implantation of organisms from infected sputum, since women do not generally expectorate sputum possibly because of their sociocultural factors.
The children were instructed to expectorate the saliva into sterile plastic vials for 3 minutes and then sealed, and sent to the laboratory for fluoride analysis.
They sat with their head slightly tilted forward, and were instructed not to swallow the gel; they could expectorate excess saliva when necessary.
But it did, on several occasions, make me want to expectorate.
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An Emesis basin or a cup can be helpful for the patient to expectorate into, especially if they appear to be afraid of the suction.
After an overnight flight, I checked in at my hotel, and then stopped at MacBike to pick up my rental bike, a ubiquitous fire-engine-red number with the round metal badge over the handlebars that immediately marks one as a tourist and serves as a handy target for pebbles and/or expectorate.
Patient no 12: Sometimes I expectorate while coughing.
The patients of this group within the first 1-3 months need rehabilitation period including antibiotics, diuretic, expectorate and non-steroid medicine.