Sputum vs Dejecta - What's the difference?

sputum | dejecta |


As nouns the difference between sputum and dejecta

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 dejecta is any liquid or solid waste matter that is emanated, shed or discharged from the bodygordh and headrick (2011) a dictionary of entomology'' [http://booksgooglecom/books?id=9icmceajp6cc&pg=pa421 p421][http://wwwthefreedictionarycom/dejecta ''dejecta''] at ''thefreedictionary'' dejecta include urine, faeces, sputum, pus, mucus, skin sloughing, lochia; their discharge can be nasal, aural, by expectoration, urethral, vaginal and so ondhaar (‎2008) ''foundations of community medicine , 2/e.

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")

    dejecta

    English

    Noun

    (en-plural noun)
  • any liquid or solid waste matter that is emanated, shed or discharged from the body.Gordh and Headrick (2011) A Dictionary of Entomology'' p.421][http://www.thefreedictionary.com/dejecta ''dejecta'' at ''thefreedictionary'' Dejecta include urine, faeces, sputum, pus, mucus, skin sloughing, lochia; their discharge can be nasal, aural, by expectoration, urethral, vaginal and so on.Dhaar (?2008) ''Foundations of Community Medicine , 2/e
  • p.362]Mavis Kirkham ?(2007) Exploring the Dirty Side of Women's Health [http://books.google.com/books?id=b8eF2w1GwbUC&pg=PA35 p.35
  • excrements
  • the dejecta of the sick
    (Webster 1913)

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