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expiratory

adjective ex·pi·ra·to·ry \ik-ˈspī-rə-ˌtr-ē, ek-ˈ; ˈek-sp(ə-)rə-\

Definition of EXPIRATORY

:  of, relating to, or employed in the expiration of air from the lungs

First Known Use of EXPIRATORY

circa 1847

expiratory

adjective ex·pi·ra·to·ry \ik-ˈspī-rə-ˌtōr-ē, ek-, -ˌtr-; ˈek-sp(ə-)rə-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EXPIRATORY

:  of, relating to, or employed in the expiration of air from the lungs <expiratory muscles> <an expiratory cough>

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