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Synonyms for sputum
ˈspyu təmspu·tum

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  1. phlegm, sputumnoun

    expectorated matter; saliva mixed with discharges from the respiratory passages; in ancient and medieval physiology it was believed to cause sluggishness

    Synonyms:
    languor, indifference, impassivity, phlegm, emotionlessness, flatness, lethargy, sluggishness, impassiveness, stolidity, unemotionality

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  1. List of paraphrases for "sputum":

    saliva, spit

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