sputum

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English[edit]

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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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

sputum n

  1. sputum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From spuō.

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Noun[edit]

spūtum n (genitive spūtī); second declension

  1. spittle

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative spūtum spūta
genitive spūtī spūtōrum
dative spūtō spūtīs
accusative spūtum spūta
ablative spūtō spūtīs
vocative spūtum spūta

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Participle[edit]

spūtum

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

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