• Definition for "hemoptysis"
    • The expectoration of blood or of blood-streaked sputum…
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hemoptysis definition

  • noun:
    • The expectoration of blood or of blood-streaked sputum from larynx, trachea, bronchi, or lung area.
    • expectoration (paying up) of bloodstream
    • The expectoration of bloodstream, due generally to hemorrhage through the mucous membrane layer of lung area.
    • In pathology, spitting of blood: generally limited to the raising of blood from lungs. Additionally hæmoptoë.
    • coughing up blood through the respiratory tract; often suggests a severe illness of the bronchi or lungs
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