- spitting or coughing up of blood or blood-streaked mucus, as in tuberculosisCompare haematemesis
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Dyspnoea and haemoptysis occasionally occur, but are by no means the rule.
Ergot is used in therapeutics as a haemostatic, and is very valuable in haemoptysis and sometimes in haematemesis.
Haemoptysis denotes an escape of blood from the air-passages, which is usually bright red and frothy from admixture with air.
Calcium phosphate is much employed in treating rickets, and calcium chloride in haemoptysis and haemophylia.