spirally twisted masses of mucus occurring in the sputum in bronchial asthma.
[Heinrich Curschmann, Ger. physician, 1846–1910]
Coiled spirals of mucus occasionally seen in sputum of asthma patients.See: sputum
Curschmann,Heinrich, German physician, 1846-1910.
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Curschmann spirals - spirally twisted masses of mucus occurring in the sputum in bronchial asthma.