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phlegm

1. the viscid mucus secreted by the walls of the respiratory tract
2. Archaic one of the four bodily humours

phlegm

[flem]
(physiology)
A viscid, stringy mucus, secreted by the mucosa of the air passages.

phlegm

humor effecting temperament of sluggishness. [Medieval Physiology: Hall, 130]
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Your yellow phlegm suggests you've still got a lung infection.
If it's a dry cough and not productive, no phlegm, you're not short of breath and have no fever, it's OK to wait a bit to see if it resolves,' she said.
5 liters of phlegm every day , even when you're healthy.
Participants reported whether they had chronic cough and/ or phlegm and whether they had shortness of breath upon exertion.
19,22 We used combined chronic respiratory symptoms (cough + phlegm + wheeze + shortness of breath grade 2) as a diagnostic variable with percentage predicted lung volumes as a test variable to assess the sensitivity and specificity.
He gave me a small jar and asked me to give a sample of the phlegm.
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A cough that generates phlegm can help in healing by rejecting the phlegm.
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Your body can usually fight these infections on its own | Antibiotics can also cause side effects such as rashes, stomach pains and reactions to sunlight | Producing green phlegm or snot is not always a sign of a bacterial infection that requires antibiotics to get better | Most infections that result in you producing lots of phlegm or snot are viral illnesses and will get better on their own, although you can expect to feel poorly for a few weeks
I feel tired and there is a constant flow of water and phlegm from my nose.
This is gross, but I got in the habit of hacking phlegm out of my throat.