from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or involving the expiration of air from the lungs.
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- adj. Of or pertaining to expiration
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, or employed in, the expiration or emission of air from the lungs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to the emission or expiration of breath from the lungs.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to the breathing out phase of respiration
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The Strive study tested the drug in 161 patients with the mutation and showed that a measure of air exhaled, called forced expiratory volume, increased after 24 weeks and 48 weeks in comparison to placebo.
In the primary goal of the trial, the drug showed an improvement in forced expiratory volume of 10.6% in those on the drug through 24 weeks and 10.5% through 48 weeks.
A small, inexpensive device that measures how fast air moves out of the child's lungs when a child exhales; it measures the peak expiratory flow (PEF) which is an indicator of airway size.
Not to mention that your core supporters ovet the age of 65 will be very much dimished in the next 8 years due to expiratory life expectancy!
The young man's doctor asked the young man's worried mom to measure his "peak expiratory flow" -- a measure of how well a person can exhale -- before and after he visited Facebook.
Today, I have a nice expiratory wheeze and a deeper, productive cough, and the fever is a bit more, though still not more than a hundred, if my ancient glass analog-thermometer can be believed.
It is a breathing disorder affecting the expiratory function.
They found that the best predictors of cognitive change over a two-year period included strenuous activity and peak pulmonary expiratory flow rate.
These vocal sounds might be voiced, with vibration in the larynx—the airway used for breathing—or may be expiratory—part of an exhalation.
In brief, measurements included height, weight, blood pressure, six-lead electrocardiogram, lung function forced expiratory volume in 1 s and forced vital capacity, plasma cholesterol concentration, and a glucose tolerance test.