The phlegm and Rheum categories

The phlegm and Rheum categories include:
Phlegm — thin, thick, turbid pathogenic fluid.
Rheum — thin, lucid pathogenic fluid.
Formable or gathering Phlegm and Rheum — visible, palpable, and audible products, such as respiratory sputum, abdominal pathogenic fluid, and scrofula or nodules in skin or muscles.
Non-formable or wandering Phlegm and Rheum — invisible, impalpable, and inaudible products, which manifest as pathogenic symptoms.

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