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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Expectorated matter.

Usage examples (38)
  • This can only happen with the establishment of centres where the patient's sputum is examined without cost for tubercle bacilli.
  • Also, if he had had what's known as a sputum test, which is an important.
  • This method, called sputum-smear microscopy, was developed well over a century ago.
  • The most common symptoms are chronic cough, shortness of breath, chest pains, and increased production of mucus (also called sputum). for more
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