Translation of phlegm in Spanish:

phlegm

flema, n.

Pronunciation: /flɛm//flɛm/

noun

  • 1

    Physiology
    flema feminine
    • This herb should not be used by those with wind cold conditions such as the common cold when there is phlegm nor should it be used when there is Spleen deficiency with diarrhea.
    • Children exposed to secondhand smoke are also more likely to have reduced lung function and symptoms of respiratory irritation like cough, excess phlegm, and wheeze.
    • In a comparison of a low-pollution rural and a high-pollution urban area in Italy, the residents of the latter had a greater prevalence of respiratory symptoms, except chronic phlegm.
    • Drinking lots of fluids, especially water will help to reduce phlegm and mucus.
    • You may begin with a dry cough, then produce phlegm as the cold progresses.
    • However, susceptibility to respiratory morbidity varies among smokers and chronic cough and phlegm production and other respiratory-related morbidity occur in nonsmokers.
    • During this time, active smoking decreased, particularly in men, as well as slightly did the prevalence of respiratory symptoms, such as phlegm and cough.
    • Our purpose was to identify the following major symptoms of chronic respiratory airways diseases: chronic cough, chronic phlegm, dyspnea, and wheezing.
    • Production of phlegm, shortness of breath, and wheezing were significantly more prevalent in exposed than in reference subjects.
    • A cough is a reflex action to clear the airways of mucus, phlegm, irritants or a foreign body.
    • Several respiratory symptoms among plywood workers have been found, including cough, phlegm, asthma, chronic bronchitis, and chest colds.
    • When they are irritated they narrow, the muscles around them tighten, and there may be an increase in production of sticky mucus or phlegm.
    • 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.
    • A coughing fit brought up some more thick phlegm.
    • You've probably seen - and heard - them in the gym: people sniffling, sneezing, coughing up phlegm.
    • 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.
    • Acute bronchitis is a clinical diagnosis designating an acute respiratory tract infection in which cough, with or without phlegm, is a predominant feature.
    • Wheeze is just one of a constellation of common respiratory symptoms, including cough, phlegm, and shortness of breath.
    • The remedy has a particularly potent curative effect on chronic bronchitis, coughs, and asthma due to excessive phlegm.
  • 2

    (stoicism)
    flema feminine
    • Phlegm (taken in a good sense) is the temperament of cold reflection and perseverance in the pursuit of one's end.
    • 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.