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hemoptysis

[hi-mop-tuh-sis] /hɪˈmɒp tə sɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
the expectoration of blood or bloody mucus.
Origin of hemoptysis
1640-1650
1640-50; < New 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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