tussal

tussal

[tuhs-uhl]
adjective Pathology.
pertaining to tussis.

Origin:
1885–90; < Latin tuss(is) cough + -al1

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tussis (ˈtʌsɪs)
 
n
the technical name for cough See pertussis
 
[Latin: cough]
 
'tussal
 
adj
 
'tussive
 
adj

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tussal tus·sal (tŭs'əl)
adj.
Tussive.

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