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hemoptysis

hemoptysis

noun he·mop·ty·sis \hi-ˈmäp-tə-səs\

Definition of HEMOPTYSIS

:  expectoration of blood from some part of the respiratory tract

Origin of HEMOPTYSIS

New Latin, from hem- + Greek ptysis act of spitting, from ptyein to spit — more at spew
First Known Use: 1646

hemoptysis

noun he·mop·ty·sis   (Medical Dictionary)
plural he·mop·ty·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of HEMOPTYSIS

:  expectoration of blood from some part of the respiratory tract

Variants of HEMOPTYSIS

he·mop·ty·sis or chiefly British hae·mop·ty·sis \hi-ˈmäp-tə-səs\

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