Medical Dictionary

phlegm

noun \ˈflem\

Medical Definition of PHLEGM

1
:  the one of the four humors of ancient and medieval physiology that was believed to be cold and moist and to cause sluggishness
2
:  viscid mucus secreted in abnormal quantity in the respiratory passages
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