tussis

[ tuhs-is ]
/ ˈtʌs ɪs /
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noun Pathology.

a cough.

Origin of tussis

< Latin: a cough

Definition for tussis (2 of 2)

Tussi

[ too-see ]
/ ˈtu si /

noun, plural Tus·sis, (especially collectively) Tus·si.

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British Dictionary definitions for tussis

tussis

/ (ˈtʌsɪs) /

noun

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

Word Origin for tussis

Latin: cough
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Medicine definitions for tussis

tussis

[ tŭsĭs ]

n. pl. tus•ses (-sēz)

A cough.
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