expectorate

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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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These expectorations of strobe-accentuated tectonic noise are juxtaposed with brief spells of silence -- as if the aural aesthetic were designed to accentuate the destructive facets of the concussions.
If they were allowed inside, they would kneel on a sawdust floor that had been defiled by years of spilled drinks and the expectorations of men who had missed, or never tried for, the spittoon.
They have lived up to expectorations from them as custodians of law and order, he said.
He will be president because he had the vision and courage to believe that nothing is impossible, and that we should never allow others, or history or expectorations to determine the boundaries of our hope and aspiration.
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for the exclusive rights to a bank of molecular markers in lung cancer, DiagnoCure is now exploring additional applications for lung cancer detection using other testing media such as expectorations and blood.