Share this entry

Share this page


Saltos de línea: haem|op¦ty¦sis
Pronunciación: /hiːˈmɒptɪsɪs
(US hemoptysis)

Definición de haemoptysis en inglés:


[mass noun]
The coughing up of blood.
Example sentences
  • She has no symptoms, specifically no cough, sputum, hemoptysis, weight loss, sweats, fevers, or bony pains.
  • Cough, dyspnea, hemoptysis, tachycardia, pleuritic pain, cyanosis and fever are common.
  • Symptoms may include cough, hemoptysis, increased sputum production, and dyspnea.


mid 17th century: from modern Latin hemoptysis, from haemo- 'of blood' + Greek ptusis 'spitting'.

Definición de haemoptysis en:

Share this entry

Share this page


¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día cumbersome
Pronunciación: ˈkʌmbəs(ə)m
large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…