\spjˈuːtəm], \spjˈuːtəm], \s_p_j_ˈuː_t_ə_m]\
Definitions of SPUTUM
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- 2010 - Medical Dictionary Database
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
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By Oddity Software
Material coughed up from the lungs and expectorated via the mouth. It contains MUCUS, cellular debris, and microorganisms. It may also contain blood or pus.
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
1. Expectorated matter, especially mucus or mucopurulent matter expectorated in diseases of the air-passages. 2. An individual mass of such matter.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
The secretions ejected from the mouth in the act of spitting. It is composed of saliva, and of the mucus secreted by the mucous membrane of the nasal fossae and fauces, and often by the membrane of the larynx and bronchia. The sputa are, sometimes, called eru'ginous, when of a greenish-yellow colour; gummy, when they resemble a thick solution of gum; frothy, (F.) mousseux, when covered with froth; rubiginous, (F.) rubigineux ou rouilles, when of a reddish-yellow; and streaked, (F.) stries, when mixed with lines of blood. Also, saliva.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
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