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Descriptor English: Sputum
Descriptor Spanish: Esputo
Descriptor Portuguese: Escarro
Descriptor French: Expectoration
Entry term(s): Induced Sputum
Induced Sputums
Sputum, Induced
Sputums
Sputums, Induced
Tree number(s): A12.200.808
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.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
VI virology
Related: Drainage, Postural MeSH
DeCS ID: 13568
Unique ID: D013183
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Sputum - Preferred
Concept UI M0020398
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
Entry term(s) Sputums
Sputum, Induced - Narrower
Concept UI M0551245
Preferred term Sputum, Induced
Entry term(s) Induced Sputum
Induced Sputums
Sputums, Induced



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