Spitting

Known as: Expectorate, spit, spits 
To clear material from the throat or lungs by coughing it up and spitting it out.
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Pulmonary biomarkers are being used more frequently to monitor disease activity and evaluate response to treatment in individuals… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
In a prospective study to evaluate the diagnostic yield of different microbiological tests in hospitalised patients with… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Echinococcosis or hydatid disease is caused by larvae of the tapeworm Echinococcus. Four species are recognised and the vast… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Since the first attempts to use standardised methods for sampling induced airways sputum, two methods for processing the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Induced sputum cell counts provide a relatively noninvasive method to evaluate the presence, type, and degree of inflammation in… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Cephalic phase hormonal release occurs through activation of vagal-efferent fibers in response to food-related sensory stimuli… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
In uncontrolled studies, noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV) was found useful in avoiding endotracheal intubation in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Endotracheal intubation and mechanical ventilation are often needed in patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Sputum examination is being used increasingly as a noninvasive method to assess airway inflammation. Expectorated sputum has… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND Airway inflammation is considered to be important in asthma but is relatively inaccessible to study. Less invasive… (More)
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