Sputum vs Carbocisteine - What's the difference?

sputum | carbocisteine |


As nouns the difference between sputum and carbocisteine

is that sputum is (physiology) matter coughed up and expectorated from the mouth, composed of saliva and discharges from the respiratory passages such as mucus, phlegm or pus while carbocisteine is (medicine) a mucolytic that reduces the viscosity of sputum.

sputum

English

Noun

(sputa)
  • (physiology) Matter coughed up and expectorated from the mouth, composed of saliva and discharges from the respiratory passages such as mucus, phlegm or pus.
  • See also

    * (wikipedia "sputum")

    carbocisteine

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia carbocisteine) (-)
  • (medicine) A mucolytic that reduces the viscosity of sputum