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Medical Term:

phlegmatic

Pronunciation: fleg-mat'ik

Definition: Relating to the heavy one of the four ancient Greek humors (see phlegm), and therefore calm, apathetic, unexcitable.

[G. phlegmatikos, relating to phlegm]

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