Sentence Examples


  • Tibetan medicine teaches that the body is ruled by three humors known as rLung, mKrhispa and Badkan, roughly translated in English as wind, bile and phlegm, respectively.
  • Expectorants are drugs that loosen and clear mucus and phlegm from the respiratory tract.
  • Teenagers who smoke are less fit than their nonsmoking peers and more apt to experience shortness of breath, dizziness, coughing, and excess phlegm in their lungs.
  • Another warning sign is a hacking cough, worse than the usual smoker's cough, that brings up phlegm or blood, a sign of lung cancer.
  • Children may cough up clumps of sputum or phlegm, secretions produced in the alveoli during the infection or inflammatory condition.