Definition of expiratory in English:

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Pronunciation: /ikˈspīrəˌtôrē/


Relating to the exhalation of air from the lungs.
Example sentences
  • Although there was slight expiratory wheezing over both lungs, he was not coughing or visibly short of breath.
  • Dynamic lung volumes and expiratory flow were measured using incentive animation software.
  • In response to a delay in the opening of the expiratory valve, 45 patients increased the duration of neural expiratory time.

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Syllabification: ex·pir·a·to·ry

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