expiratory

expiratory

[ik-spahyuhr-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
adjective
pertaining to the expiration of air from the lungs.

Origin:
1840–50; expirat(ion) + -ory1

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expiratory (ɪkˈspaɪərətərɪ, -trɪ)
 
adj
relating to the expulsion of air from the lungs during respiration

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expiratory ex·pi·ra·to·ry (ĭk-spī'rə-tôr'ē)
adj.
Of, relating to, or involving the expiration of air from the lungs.

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