Phlegm is mucous. It is generally referred to as "phlegm" and sometimes as "sputum" when referring to mucous found in the throat or expelled from the lungs/bronchial passages by way of a cough.
Phlegm is the thick mucus and sputum the material coughed up from the lining of the respiratory tract.
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Boogers, or more correctly, phlegm.
I'm pretty sure another word for mucus is Phlegm, pronounced 'flem'.
Phlegm in the throat can be super annoying but in all reality, phlegm and mucus serves an important role in the human body. Phlegm and mucus acts like the oil in a car does; it makes the engine move.
The word "mucus" is used with mucus membrane; mucus membrane secretes mucous.
Ejecting phlegm or mucus from the throat or lungs, by coughing.
during bronchitis discharge of mucus
mucus is yellow substance and snot is white substance
Expectorants are used to clear phlegm and mucus from the respiratory system.
Expectorants are drugs that loosen and clear mucus and phlegm from the respiratory tract.
A nonproductive cough is a cough that does not bring up phlegm or mucus. It is also called a dry cough, and tends to irritate the throat much more than a productive cough (a cough that brings up phlegm and/or mucus) does.
The lay person's term for that is phlegm.
It can cause a buildup of phlegm and mucus in the airways, but not in the lungs.
asthma is caused by two things, airway constriction and mucus (aka phlegm). more info including a very informative graphic can be found here: http://www.merck.com/mmhe/sec04/ch044/ch044a.html
Phlegm refers to the mucus lining of bodily cavities, especially that of the respiratory system. Excessive phlegm is associated with colds and influenza and can cause coughing and respiratory distress.
when my mom had pneumonia, she would often expectorate phlegm like mucus.
Yes! Essentially, phlegm is just the medical term for mucus. It may also be referred to as sputum when obtaining the yellowish tinge which you may associate with a severe cold, the yellow-y colour is just due to the presence of dead cells and "stuff" in there :)
Snot is a form of nasal mucus.
We may advise taking an expectorant when the cough is with mucus aor phlegm is coming out
Congestion is the chest occurs when mucus or phlegm blocks airways. It can occur in the lungs or in the bronchial tubes.