Definition of Tussal

1. a. Pertaining to, or manifested by, cough.



Definition of Tussal

1. Adjective. Relating to coughing. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tussal

1. pertaining to a cough [adj]

Medical Definition of Tussal

1. Relating to a cough. Synonym: tussal, tussicular. Origin: L. Tussis, a cough (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tussal

tusked
tusker
tuskers
tuskier
tuskiest
tusking
tuskings
tuskless
tusklike
tusks
tuskwise
tusky
tussah
tussahs
tussal (current term)
tussar
tussars
tusseh
tussehs
tusser
tussers
tusses
tussic
tussicular
tussiculation
tussigenic
tussis
tussises
tussive

Literary usage of Tussal

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1. Bentley's Miscellany by Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith, George Cruikshank (1839)
"... be extremely accurate in this part of my chronicle, I beg that this Jacob Van Tassel of the Roost may not be confounded with another Jacob Van tussal, ..."

2. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1886)
"Palpation, or the laying on of hands, may reveal some half a dozen varieties of fremitus, viz., respiratory, vocal, tussal, bronchial, pulsatile, ..."

3. Diseases of the Lungs: Designed to be a Practical Presentation of the by Robert Hall Babcock (1907)
"... case may be regarded as a proof of the fact that laceration of the lung (presumably at some diseased point) can be occasioned by violent tussal efforts. ..."

4. Saint Louis Medical and Surgical Journal (1902)
"The reduction of the tussal reflexes is combined with the relief of pain without the danger of a drug habit, which exists when other opiates are prescribed. ..."

5. The Transactions of the New York Academy of Medicine by New York Academy of Medicine (1886)
"... of absent or enfeebled vesicular murmur, with in. creased conduction and raised patch of respiratory, voice and tussal sounds, indicates parenchymatous ..."

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