expectoration

noun

ex·​pec·​to·​ra·​tion ik-ˌspek-tə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce expectoration (audio)
1
: the act or an instance of expectorating
2
: expectorated matter

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“Expectoration.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/expectoration. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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