Sentence Examples


  • According to this celebrated theory, the body contains four humours - blood, phlegm, yellow bile and black bile, a right proportion and mixture of which constitute health; improper proportions or irregular distribution, disease.
  • Children who smoke are more susceptible to coughs and increased phlegm, wheeziness and shortness of breath than those who do not smoke.
  • Cough medicines may help either to control coughing or loosen the phlegm.
  • Decongestant: removes phlegm and mucous, especially from the respiratory system.
  • Expectorant: clears phlegm from the chest by inducing coughing.

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