hemoptysis indicates injury to the lung, but does not give assurance that this organ has been penetrated.
hemoptysis had set in, and I felt that his hours were numbered.
The case was a perfectly straightforward one—my patient was consumptive, had been so for years, and died at last of hemoptysis.
hemoptysis is a term used to signify bleeding from the lungs.
hemoptysis he·mop·ty·sis (hĭ-mŏp'tĭ-sĭs)
The spitting of blood derived from the lungs or from the bronchial tubes.