sputum

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin, from Latin sputum (that which is spit out, spittle), from spuere (to spit).

Noun[edit]

sputum (plural sputa)

  1. (physiology) Matter coughed up and expectorated from the mouth, composed of saliva and discharges from the respiratory passages such as mucus, phlegm or pus.

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Noun[edit]

sputum n

  1. sputum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From spuō.

Noun[edit]

sputum

  1. spittle

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spūtum

  1. nominative neuter singular of spūtus
  2. accusative masculine singular of spūtus
  3. accusative neuter singular of spūtus
  4. vocative neuter singular of spūtus