- coughing up blood from the respiratory tract
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Coughing up blood or pulmonary bleeding.
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Hemoptysis: Spitting up blood or blood-tinged sputum. Pronounced he-MOP-tis-is. The word 'hemoptysis' comes from the Greek 'haima' for 'blood' + 'ptysis' meaning 'a spitting' = a spitting of blood. The source of the blood was originally not specified but now refers only to blood from the respiratory tract.Common Misspellings: haemoptysis, hemoptyos
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[ New Latin , from Greek a'i^ma
blood + ... to spit: confer French hémoptysie
The expectoration of blood, due usually to hemorrhage from the mucous membrane of the lungs.
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Synonym for haemoptysis ... <symptom> The expectoration of blood or of blood stained sputum. ... Origin: Gr. Ptyein = to spit ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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(he-mop´tĭ-sis) coughing and spitting of blood because of bleeding within the respiratory tract. The sputum is bright red and frothy with air bubbles, not the dark red or black color of hematemesis. Hemoptysis is most commonly seen in diseases such as tuberculosis, bronchitis, bronchiectasis, lung abscess, tumors, ...
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• (n.) The expectoration of blood, due usually to hemorrhage from the mucous membrane of the lungs.
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(from the article `tuberculosis`) ...lung, the lesion consists of a collection of dead cells in which tubercle bacilli may be seen. This lesion may erode a neighbouring bronchus or ... ...after awakening in the morning. An irritative cough without sputum may be caused by extension of malignant disease to the bronchial tree from ... [...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: hē-mop′ti-sis Definitions: 1. Spitting of blood derived from the lungs or bronchial tubes as a result of pulmonary or bronchial hemorrhage. Synonyms: bronchostaxis
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Coughing up blood.
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Coughing or spitting up blood from the respiratory tract.
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Hemoptysis or haemoptysis or emptysis (in Chinese medicine 咯血 [kǎxiě]) s is the expectoration (coughing up) of blood or of blood-stained sputum from the bronchi, larynx, trachea, or lungs (e.g., in tuberculosis or other respiratory infections or cardiovascular pathologies). ==Differential diagnosis== There are many conditions involving hemop
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The spitting or coughing up of blood or blood-stained sputum.
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Hemoptysis is an American extreme metal band, named after the medical term for the coughing up of blood. Founded in 2007, the band`s music is built around a solid core of old-school thrash/death metal. However, they incorporate strong European elements of black metal and melodic death metal, as well as traditional metal. 2011 has pro
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