Thesaurus / lungs
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The air taken into the lungs seemed powerless to expand them.

The Grey LadyHenry Seton Merriman

When the lungs are attacked, all kinds of mistaken cruelties have been perpetrated.

The DogDinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson

The disease had assumed the form of congestion of the lungs, and the Lieutenant seemed rapidly sinking.

The heart's action is often disturbed in its rhythm, and sympathetic dyspnoea leads to suspicion of disease of the lungs.

There was pure air round them, and they drew deep breaths of it into throats and lungs parched by the fumes of sulphurous smoke.

The Northern IronGeorge A. Birmingham

If the temperature were suddenly to fall thirty degrees in this laboratory, we should all get inflammation of the lungs.

Wenger complained of his lungs, and Bennen counselled him several times to remain behind; but this the Oberland man refused to do.

He had, through over-exertion, burst a blood-vessel in his lungs.

He would not give up, though he scarce could lift an arm, and his lungs seemed on fire.

Bar-20 DaysClarence E. Mulford

I came to Minnesota with a determination to lead an outdoor life as my lungs were giving me much trouble.


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