Translation of phlegm in Spanish:

phlegm

flema, n.

Pronunciation /flɛm//flɛm/

noun

  • 1

    Physiology
    flema feminine
    • A coughing fit brought up some more thick phlegm.
    • A cough is a reflex action to clear the airways of mucus, phlegm, irritants or a foreign body.
    • You've probably seen - and heard - them in the gym: people sniffling, sneezing, coughing up phlegm.
    • 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.
    • The remedy has a particularly potent curative effect on chronic bronchitis, coughs, and asthma due to excessive phlegm.
    • 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.
    • When they are irritated they narrow, the muscles around them tighten, and there may be an increase in production of sticky mucus or phlegm.
    • Acute bronchitis is a clinical diagnosis designating an acute respiratory tract infection in which cough, with or without phlegm, is a predominant feature.
    • You may begin with a dry cough, then produce phlegm as the cold progresses.
    • During this time, active smoking decreased, particularly in men, as well as slightly did the prevalence of respiratory symptoms, such as phlegm and cough.
    • Drinking lots of fluids, especially water will help to reduce phlegm and mucus.
    • Our purpose was to identify the following major symptoms of chronic respiratory airways diseases: chronic cough, chronic phlegm, dyspnea, and wheezing.
    • 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.
    • As a result, they can't cough out phlegm and sometimes develop respiratory infections that can quickly become serious.
    • Production of phlegm, shortness of breath, and wheezing were significantly more prevalent in exposed than in reference subjects.
    • However, susceptibility to respiratory morbidity varies among smokers and chronic cough and phlegm production and other respiratory-related morbidity occur in nonsmokers.
    • Wheeze is just one of a constellation of common respiratory symptoms, including cough, phlegm, and shortness of breath.
    • Several respiratory symptoms among plywood workers have been found, including cough, phlegm, asthma, chronic bronchitis, and chest colds.
    • 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)
    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.