expectorant

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noun ex·pec·to·rant \ik-ˈspek-t(ə-)rənt\

Definition of expectorant

  1. :  an agent that promotes the discharge or expulsion of mucus from the respiratory tract; broadly :  an antitussive agent

expectorant

adjective

First Known Use of expectorant

1782


Medical Dictionary

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expectorant

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adjective ex·pec·to·rant \ik-ˈspek-t(ə-)rənt\

Medical Definition of expectorant

  1. :  having the activity of an expectorant


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expectorant

noun ex·pec·to·rant

Medical Definition of expectorant

  1. :  an agent that promotes the discharge or expulsion of mucus from the respiratory tract; broadly :  antitussive


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