[ tuhs-iv ]
/ ˈtʌs ɪv /
of or relating to a cough.
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Origin of tussive
1855–60; < Latin tuss(is) cough + -ive
Related formspost·tus·sive, adjective
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Word Origin and History for post-tussive
"pertaining to cough," 1857, from Latin tussis "cough," of unknown origin, + -ive.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Medicine definitions for post-tussive
[ tŭs′ĭv ]
Of or relating to a cough.
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