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haemoptysis(hɪˈmɒptɪsɪs; hɛˈm-) or
n, pl -ses (-ˌsiːz)
(Pathology) spitting or coughing up of blood or blood-streaked mucus, as in tuberculosis. Compare haematemesis
[C17: from haemo- + -ptysis, from Greek ptyein to spit]
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|Noun||1.||haemoptysis - coughing up blood from the respiratory tract; usually indicates a severe infection of the bronchi or lungs|
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease