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Medical Term:

pseudohemoptysis

Pronunciation: su'do-he-mop'ti-sis

Definition: Spitting of blood that does not originate from the lungs or bronchial tubes.

[pseudo- + G. haima, blood, + ptysis, a spitting]

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