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[Gr. ex, out, + L. spirare, to breathe]
1. Expulsion of air from the lungs in breathing. Normally the ratio of the duration of inspiration to expiration is 1:3. Exhalation takes longer than inspiration because exhalation occurs passively. SEE: diaphragm for illus.; SEE: inspiration; SEE: respiration 2. Death.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Expiration." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769611/all/active_expiration.
Expiration. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769611/all/active_expiration. Accessed December 12, 2019.
Expiration. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769611/all/active_expiration
Expiration [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 December 12]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769611/all/active_expiration.
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