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Sputum MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Sputum
Tree Number(s)
A12.200.808
Unique ID
D013183
RDF Unique Identifier
http://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.
Entry Term(s)
Sputum, Induced
NLM Classification #
QY 120
See Also
Drainage, Postural
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Sputum Preferred
Sputum, Induced Narrower
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