Medical Definition of Sputum for acid-fast organisms

1. A special microscopic slide that is prepared to detect the presence of acid-fast bacilli. The diagnosis of tuberculosis can be made using this test. If the sputum specimen shows the acid fast organism a sputum culture (for Mycobacterium) is then performed. (27 Sep 1997)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Sputum For Acid-fast Organisms

sputs
sputter
sputtered
sputterer
sputterers
sputtering
sputtering yield
sputteringly
sputterings
sputters
sputtery
sputum
sputum aerogenosum
sputum analysis
sputum culture
sputum for acid-fast organisms (current term)
sputum smear
spy
spy-fi
spy on
spy ring
spy rings
spy satellite
spy satellites
spyal
spyals
spyboat
spyboats
spycam
spycams

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