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Introduction: Expectorant

Description of Expectorant

Expectorant: Any drug that increases cough by loosening mucus or phlegm.

Expectorant: a medicine promoting expectoration.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Expectorant: Agents that increase mucous excretion. Mucolytic agents, that is drugs that liquefy mucous secretions, are also included here.
Source: MeSH 2007

Expectorant: Related Topics

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Terms Similar to Expectorant:

Source - CRISP

  • expectorator

Source - WordNet 2.1

Source - MeSH 2007

Related Topics

Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Expectorant:

  • Robitussin

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Expectorant

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Expectorant

The following list attempts to classify Expectorant into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • medicament,medication,medicinal drug,medicine
  • drug
  • agent
  • causal agency,causal agent,cause
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

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