explicatory

adjective
ex·pli·ca·to·ry | \ek-ˈspli-kə-ˌtȯr-ē, ˈek-(ˌ)spli- \

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most of the medical film's voice-over narration consists of explicatory remarks on the images being shown

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1606, in the meaning defined above

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