prune-juice sputummedical dictionary

A thin reddish expectoration, characteristic of necrosis of lung tissue, usually by infection; due to haemorrhage caused by destruction of the lung parenchyma; sometimes seen with lung tumours.

Synonyms: prune-juice expectoration.

(05 Mar 2000)

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