hemoptysis


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he·mop·ty·sis

 (hĭ-mŏp′tĭ-sĭs)
n.
The expectoration of blood or of blood-streaked sputum from the larynx, trachea, bronchi, or lungs.

[hemo- + Greek ptusis, a spitting (from ptuein, to spit).]

he•mop•ty•sis

(hɪˈmɒp tə sɪs)

n.
the expectoration of blood or bloody mucus.
(hemo- + Greek ptýsis spitting (ptý(ein) to spit + -sis -sis)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hemoptysis - 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
Translations

he·mop·ty·sis

n. hemoptisis, expectoración sanguinolenta de color rojo vivo.
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