expiratory

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

Definition of expiratory

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

First Known Use of expiratory

circa 1847


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expiratory

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

Medical Definition of expiratory

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

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