causing or easing the bringing up of phlegm, mucus, etc. from the respiratory tract
Origin of expectorantClassical Latin expectorans, present participle of expectorare: see expectorate
an expectorant medicine
Promoting or facilitating the secretion or expulsion of phlegm, mucus, or other matter from the respiratory tract.
An expectorant medicine.
- Causing or assisting the expulsion of phlegm.
- an expectorant preparation