Noun(1) expectorated matter; saliva mixed with discharges from the respiratory passages; in ancient and medieval physiology it was believed to cause sluggishness
(1) Four days prior to admission, she developed a cough productive of whitish sputum .(2) Blood-streaked sputum deserves the same diagnostic consideration as blood alone.(3) He noted that his chronic, dry cough had produced discolored sputum in recent days.(4) Analysis of sputum can indicate what disease process may be present in the lungs.(5) Children may contract enterovirus by direct contact with saliva, sputum or nasal mucus from infected persons.
1. phlegm ::
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