Definition of expiratory in English:


Line breaks: ex¦pira|tory
Pronunciation: /ɛksˈpʌɪrət(ə)ri


Relating to the exhalation of air from the lungs.
More 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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