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Spitting

spitting --> expectoration

1. Mucus and other fluids formed in the air passages and upper food passages (the mouth), and expelled by coughing.

See: sputum.

2. The act of spitting; the expelling from the mouth of saliva, mucus, and other material from the air or upper food passages.

Synonym: spitting.


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Re: oxygen "grabbers" haemoglobin adaptation?

... and others also use this and similar mechanisms to increase their oxygen uptake when needed??? To me their obnoxious/funny practice of "spitting" (it is more like sneezing on command) is clear evidence that they regularly control the air pressure in their lungs 'as needed'. In the ...

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by animartco
Sat Aug 31, 2013 2:54 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: oxygen "grabbers" haemoglobin adaptation?
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Views: 7071

Re: oxygen "grabbers" haemoglobin adaptation?

... and others also use this and similar mechanisms to increase their oxygen uptake when needed??? To me their obnoxious/funny practice of "spitting" (it is more like sneezing on command) is clear evidence that they regularly control the air pressure in their lungs 'as needed'. In the ...

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by DDD
Wed Aug 07, 2013 12:35 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: oxygen "grabbers" haemoglobin adaptation?
Replies: 7
Views: 7071

any lively cells?

LOL :lol: I have just imagined a cell "spitting some cellular fluid on other cells ... simply to irritate and have fun with them" :lol:

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by JackBean
Fri Nov 04, 2011 3:40 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: any lively cells?
Replies: 1
Views: 1221

any lively cells?

... in the official mood all the time? building proteins, sending signals etc etc. I am not able to clearly say what their moments could be. Maybe spitting some cellular fluid on other cells for no defined purpose but simply to irritate and have fun with them. Or a marked affection towards a particular ...

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by parth88
Tue Mar 22, 2011 5:32 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: any lively cells?
Replies: 1
Views: 1221

what disease could this be..?

... and saturday. But on saturday, all of a sudden i had to vomit except all that came out was this yellow stuff. I started thinking maybe since i'm spitting saliva so much i can't cough up my felm, so i had to vomit it out? Can anyone explain anyway to stop from constantly spitting and make me feel ...

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by shaunyboy93
Sat Aug 01, 2009 1:45 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: what disease could this be..?
Replies: 1
Views: 2543
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