Translation of sputum in Spanish:


esputo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈspjuːtəm//ˈspjudəm/


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    esputo masculine
    • Children may contract enterovirus by direct contact with saliva, sputum or nasal mucus from infected persons.
    • Four days prior to admission, she developed a cough productive of whitish sputum.
    • Analysis of sputum can indicate what disease process may be present in the lungs.
    • Blood-streaked sputum deserves the same diagnostic consideration as blood alone.
    • He noted that his chronic, dry cough had produced discolored sputum in recent days.