|RDF Unique Identifier:||https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013183|
|Scope note:||Material coughed up from the lungs and expectorated via the mouth. It contains MUCUS, cellular debris, and microorganisms. It may also contain blood or pus.
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
RE radiation effects
|Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL):||Click here to access the VHL documents|
|Date of Entry:||1999/01/01|
Sputum - Preferred
|Scope note||Material coughed up from the lungs and expectorated via the mouth. It contains MUCUS, cellular debris, and microorganisms. It may also contain blood or pus.|
|Preferred term||Sputum, Induced|
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