tussive

[tuhs-iv]
adjective Pathology.
of or pertaining to a cough.

Origin:
1855–60; < Latin tuss(is) cough + -ive

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

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tussive
"pertaining to cough," 1857, from L. tussis "cough," of unknown origin, + -ive.
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tussive tus·sive (tŭs'ĭv)
adj.
Of or relating to a cough.

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It's a narcotic, and the anti-tussive effects of codeine are debatable.
It is characterized by paroxysmal cough, post-tussive vomiting and inspiratory whoop.
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