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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 expectoration
 咳痰,吐痰,吐出物

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ex·pec·to·ra·tion /ɪkˌspɛktəˈreʃən/ 名詞
 痰,咳出

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·pec·to·ra·tion n.
 1. The act of ejecting phlegm or mucus from the throat or lungs, by coughing, hawking, and spitting.
 2. That which is expectorated, as phlegm or mucus.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 expectoration
      n 1: the process of coughing up and spitting out
      2: the act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva) [syn: spit,
          spitting]