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phlegm
American English: /flɛm/
British English: /flɛm/

Translation of phlegm in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • 1 (Physiology)
    Example sentences
    • As a result, they can't cough out phlegm and sometimes develop respiratory infections that can quickly become serious.
    • If the disease progresses and cavities form in the lungs, the person may experience coughing and the production of saliva, mucus, or phlegm that may contain blood.
    • COPD (similar to chronic bronchitis) is a disease which narrows the airways, causing excessive amounts of phlegm to be produced and causes shortness of breath in its later stages.
  • 2 (stoicism)
    Example sentences
    • Immigrants living among people from the same country in a kind of ghetto therefore have no incentive to overcome their phlegm and finally learn German.
    • Phlegm (taken in a good sense) is the temperament of cold reflection and perseverance in the pursuit of one's end.

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