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tussis

[tuhs-is]
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noun Pathology.
  1. a cough.
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Origin of tussis

< Latin: a cough

Tussi

[too-see]
noun, plural Tus·sis, (especially collectively) Tus·si.
  1. Tutsi.
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tussis

noun
  1. the technical name for cough See pertussis
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Derived Formstussal, adjectivetussive, adjective

Word Origin

Latin: cough
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tussis in Medicine

tussis

(tŭsĭs)
n. pl. tus•ses (-sēz)
  1. A cough.
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