hemoptyses

hemoptysis

[hi-mop-tuh-sis]
noun Pathology.
the expectoration of blood or bloody mucus.

Origin:
1640–50; < Neo-Latin, equivalent to hemo- hemo- + Greek ptýsis spitting; compare ptýein to spit

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hemoptysis he·mop·ty·sis (hĭ-mŏp'tĭ-sĭs)
n.
The spitting of blood derived from the lungs or from the bronchial tubes.

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