follow Dictionary.com

Write a Super Short Story to win an iPod!

tussive

[tuhs-iv] /ˈtʌs ɪv/
adjective, Pathology
1.
of or pertaining to a cough.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; < Latin tuss(is) cough + -ive
Related forms
posttussive, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for post-tussive

tussive

adj.

"pertaining to cough," 1857, from Latin tussis "cough," of unknown origin, + -ive.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
post-tussive in Medicine

tussive tus·sive (tŭs'ĭv)
adj.
Of or relating to a cough.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for tussive

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for post

6
7
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with post-tussive