expectoration

noun
ex·​pec·​to·​ra·​tion | \ ik-ˌspek-tə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce expectoration (audio) \

Medical Definition of expectoration

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 26 Sep. 2020.

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