Sputum vs Spitoon - What's the difference?

sputum | spitoon |


As nouns the difference between sputum and spitoon

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 spitoon is .

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")

    spitoon

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)