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1. expectorant

noun. ['ɪkˈspɛktɝənt'] a medicine promoting expectoration.

Synonyms

  • medicinal drug
  • medication
  • Robitussin
  • medicament
  • medicine

Antonyms

  • over-the-counter medicine
  • over-the-counter drug
  • prescription drug

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Example sentences of the word expectorant


1. Adjective
Guaifenesin is an expectorant, meaning it helps loosen airway phlegm so it can be coughed up more easily.

2. Noun, singular or mass
A steam room acts as an expectorant and may cause your nose to run.

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