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expectorate

[ik′spek·tə‚rāt]
(physiology)
To eject phlegm or other material from the throat or lungs.
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At 23 h after the last dose, the mean THCCOOH concentrations were 96 ng/L in expectorated OF samples and 134 ng/L in Quantisal-collected samples.
Given the tears, and the expectorated blood, and the trying relations with Sand's children, the Majorcan adventure ended months earlier than originally planned.
The fresh leaves, twigs, and shoots of the khat shrub are taken one by one and thoroughly chewed, the juice is swallowed, whereas the macerated material is kept for a while in the cheek and later expectorated (Dhaifalah & Santavy 2004).
Induced sputum and expectorated sputum samples were liquefied with mucolytic agent (sputolysin) and were centrifuged.
An adequate, expectorated sputum specimen should contain many neutrophils and few or no squamous epithelial cells.
0 g of the assigned dentifrice and expectorated the dentifrice foam.
After informent consent had been obtained and, each individual expectorated 10 ml of unstimulated whole saliva into a sterile centrifuge tube.
Our driver, a wiry septuagenarian who sounded like an advert for Benylin, expectorated more phlegm than the average Premiership football team.
It developed that some of Worcester's finest chewed tobacco and expectorated freely.
55) Induced sputum, which is less invasively obtained than a bronchoscopically obtained specimen yet is superior to expectorated sputum, is recommended as a first-line specimen to diagnose PCP in patients with AIDS.
This is in the context of the foot-washing ceremony (ngagu atis), but the "omens" are sought in a sireh leaf which the bridegroom has to tear behind his back, whereby if a jagged half were to emerge in his left hand, the bride will be unreliable, but if in his right hand, he is the unreliable partner; and also by sharing a betel quid, to see whose spittle, when expectorated into a plate, is red and portends robust health.
Before swallowing, each participant expectorated the chewed almonds into a sieving device, which allowed the researchers to observe the particle sizes.