nummular sputum

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num·mu·lar spu·tum

a thick, coherent mass expectorated in globular shape that does not run at the bottom of the cup but forms a discoid mass resembling a coin.
Synonym(s): globular sputum
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num·mu·lar spu·tum

(nŭm'yū-lăr spyūt'ŭm)
A thick, coherent mass expectorated in globular shape that does not run at the bottom of the cup but forms a discoid mass that resembles a coin.
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nummular sputum

Sputum laden with round, coin-shaped solids.
See also: sputum
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