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  • phlegm
  • spittle
  • [Medicine] expectoration; sputamentum; sputhum
Examples:
1. 中带血可能是肺癌的体征。
Blood in phlegm can be a sign of lung cancer.
2. 检查中瘤细胞,可对某些病例作出诊断。
Examination of the sputum for neoplastic cells may establish the diagnosis in some cases.
3. 他多半时间咳出浓浓的
He coughs up a lot of phlegm /thick spit on most days
4. 他咯出一些粘稠、铁锈色的
He's bringing up some thick, rusty colored stuff.
5. 鸿渐这两天伤风,嗓子给塞了。
Hung-chien had had a cold for the last couple of days and his throat was filled with phlegm.
6. 处于病态时,它必然在中出现。
In disease states, it does appear in the sputum.
7. 罗斯故意在黛瑞克斯的邀请卡上吐了一口
Rossi spat very deliberately, and very messily, upon Durieux's party card.
8. 只要中检出结核杆菌,就应考虑本病处于活动期。
The disease is considered to be active as long as, tubercle bacilli have been detected in the sputum.
9. 中含有蛔蚴及嗜酸性细胞。
The sputum contains larvae and eosinophils.
10. 发出粗声使脱离(喉咙)
To free(the throat) of phlegm by making a rasping sound.