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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haemoptysis or (US) hemoptysis (hɪˈmɒptɪsɪs)
 
n , pl -ses
Compare haematemesis spitting or coughing up of blood or blood-streaked mucus, as in tuberculosis
 
[C17: from haemo- + -ptysis, from Greek ptyein to spit]
 
hemoptysis or (US) hemoptysis (hɪˈmɒptɪsɪs, -ˌsiːz)
 
n
 
[C17: from haemo- + -ptysis, from Greek ptyein 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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Cystic fibrosis pulmonary guidelines: pulmonary complications: hemoptysis and pneumothorax.
Hemoptysis is one of the serious complication of many pulmonary diseases.
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