expectorant

aids the discharge of phlegm from the lungs or throat

Expectorant

Herbs that assist the body in expelling excess mucous from the respiratory system. Angelica, Bloodroot, Blue Violet, Fennel, Fenugreek, Golden Seal, Licorice, Marshmallow Root, Osha, Red Clover, Red Root, Reishi, Stillingia, Usnea.
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Expectorant

Expectorants help the body expel mucus from the lungs, nose and throat. Herbs used for this purpose include ephedra, fennel, fenugreek, garlic, licorice and marshmallow.
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expectorant

[n] - a medicine promoting expectoration
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Expectorant

a medication used to promote the coughing up of phlegm from the respiratory tract
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Expectorant

Expectorant medicine helps you to cough up phlegm.
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Expectorant

A substance that stimulates the outflow of mucus from the lungs and bronchial mucosa.
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Expectorant

An agent that induces the discharge of mucous secretions from the lungs and bronchial tubes.
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Expectorant

Expectorant: A medication that helps bring up mucus and other material from the lungs, bronchi, and trachea. An example of as expectorant is guaifenesin which promotes drainage of mucus from the lungs by thinning the mucus and also lubricates the irritated respiratory tract. Sometimes the term 'expectorant' is incorrectly extended to any cough medi...
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Expectorant

Ex·pec'to·rant adjective [ Latin expectorans , present participle of expectorare to drive from the breast: confer French expectorant .] (Medicine) Tending to facilitate expectoration or to promote discharges of mucus, etc., from the lungs or throat. -- ...
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expectorant

1. Promoting the ejection, by spitting, of mucus or other fluids from the lungs and trachea. ... 2. <pharmacology> An agent that promotes the ejection of mucus or exudate from the lungs, bronchi and trachea, sometimes extended to all remedies that quiet cough (antitussives). ... Origin: L. Pectus = breast ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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expectorant

expectorator noun a medicine promoting expectoration
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expectorant

(ek-spek´tә-rәnt) promoting expectoration. an agent that so acts. liquefying expectorant an expectorant that promotes the ejection of mucus from the respiratory tract by decreasing its viscosity.
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Expectorant

• (a.) Tending to facilitate expectoration or to promote discharges of mucus, etc., from the lungs or throat. • (n.) An expectorant medicine.
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expectorant

(from the article `therapeutics`) ...if the cause is bacterial. Most often, however, a virus is responsible, and the symptoms rather than the cause of the disease are treated, ...
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expectorant

(ex- + L. pectus breast) 1. promoting the ejection, by spitting, of mucus or other fluids from the lungs and trachea. 2. an agent that promotes the ejection of mucus or exudate from the lungs, bronchi, and trachea; sometimes extended to all remedies that quiet cough (antitussives).
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expectorant

expectorant 1. Promoting or facilitating the secretion or expulsion of phlegm, mucus, or other matter from the respiratory tract. 2. A medication that helps bring up mucus and other material from the lungs, bronchi, and trachea. An example of an expectorant is guaifenesin (expectorant drug used to thin mucus and sputum) which promotes drainage of ...
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expectorant

Type: Term Pronunciation: ek-spek′tō-rănt Definitions: 1. Promoting secretion from the mucous membrane of the air passages or facilitating its expulsion. 2. An agent that increases bronchial secretion and facilitates its expulsion.
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expectorant

Any substance, often added to cough mixture, to encourage secretion of mucus in the airways to make it easier to cough up. It is debatable whether expectorants have an effect on lung secretions
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