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hemorrhage from the bronchi.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


Spitting of blood derived from the lungs or bronchial tubes as a result of pulmonary or bronchial hemorrhage.
Synonym(s): bronchostaxis
[hemo- + G. ptysis, a spitting]
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An obsolete term for bleeding in small amounts from a bronchus or bronchi; it is rarely used in the working medical parlance, and is replaced by the more commonly understood pulmonary haemorrhage.
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Bronchial hemorrhage
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


Hemorrhage from the bronchi.
[broncho- + G. staxis, a dripping]
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