reflex cough

n.

A cough caused by irritation in some distant part, such as the ear or the stomach.

Nearby words

  1. reflet,
  2. reflex,
  3. reflex angle,
  4. reflex arc,
  5. reflex camera,
  6. reflex epilepsy,
  7. reflex inhibition,
  8. reflex ligament,
  9. reflex neurogenic bladder,
  10. reflex sensation


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