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tussis

[tuhs-is] /ˈtʌs ɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
a cough.
Origin
< Latin: a cough
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British Dictionary definitions for tusses

tussis

/ˈtʌsɪs/
noun
1.
the technical name for cough See pertussis
Derived Forms
tussal, adjective
tussive, adjective
Word Origin
Latin: cough
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tusses in Medicine

tussis tus·sis (tŭs'ĭs)
n. pl. tus·ses (-sēz)
A cough.

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