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Of, relating to, or involving the expiration of air from the lungs.


(ɪkˈspaɪərətərɪ; -trɪ)
(Physiology) relating to the expulsion of air from the lungs during respiration


(ɪkˈspaɪər əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

pertaining to the expiration of air from the lungs.
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Adj.1.expiratory - of or relating to the breathing out phase of respiration


adj espiratorio
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Similarly, the Peak Expiratory Flow Rate ( PEFR) has shown a corresponding risk of predicted cases of around 80 per cent.
AEROSURE's mode of action is based on two well-established systems; these are inspiratory muscle training (IMT) effects and oscillatory positive expiratory pressure (OPEP).
The Acapella[R] Vibratory Positive Expiratory Pressure (PEP) Therapy System is designed for individuals with lung diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, and cystic fibrosis.
Removal of the expiratory hose line that led to the bellows and occluding the expiratory port at end-expiration to stop expiratory flow caused the needle gauge of airway pressure to jump abruptly to 23 cmH20.
Abdominal muscle stimulation induced large expiratory volumes, and upper-chest stimulation induced large inspiratory volumes.
Respiratory muscle training includes both inspiratory muscle training (IMT) and expiratory muscle training (EMT).
Otolaryngologists/allergists utilize the inspiratory flow-volume portion of typical spirometry testing, whereas pulmonologists tend to concentrate on expiratory flow-volume results.
The newborns delivered to smokers taking vitamin C demonstrated a significantly increased peak tidal expiratory flow to expiratory time (TPTEF:TE) ratio and passive respiratory compliance per kg (Crs/kg) compared to placebo.
At birth, they examined two respiratory function measures: the ratio of time to peak expiratory flow/expiratory time (TPTEF:TE) and passive respiratory compliance per kg (Crs/kg).
Theravent is an over-the-counter FDA-cleared treatment used to reduce or eliminate snoring using Expiratory Positive Airway Pressure (EPAP) therapy, a technology also contained in the company's prescription sleep apnea treatment, Provent.
Positive Expiratory Pressure (PEP) therapy involves the application of a resistance to expiration in order to produce positive airway pressure (Darbee et al 2004).