one of the initial constitutional body types based upon the four humors correlated with Hippocrates and depicted by Galen, who credited the apathetic personality of the to the dominance of mucus or phlegm, over the other body fluids, or humors.

PHLEGMATIC TYPE: "Today in class, we are going to review the phlegmatic type."
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