Definition of Tussis

1. n. A cough.



Definition of Tussis

1. a cough [n TUSSISES or TUSSES] : TUSSIVE [adj]

Medical Definition of Tussis

1. A cough. Origin: L. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tussis

tussah
tussahs
tussal
tussar
tussars
tusseh
tussehs
tusser
tussers
tusses
tussic
tussicular
tussiculation
tussigenic
tussis (current term)
tussises
tussive
tussive fremitus
tussive syncope
tussle
tussled
tussles
tussling
tussock
tussock bellflower
tussock caterpillar
tussock moth
tussocked
tussocker

Literary usage of Tussis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1911)
"Primarily, "puerperal tussis" has no lesion, but it is accompanied, finally, by traumatisms and damage to the pulmonary and respiratory tract and to various ..."

2. A Treatise on the Diseases of Children: With Directions for the Management by Michael Underwood, Marshall Hall (1835)
"MH] tussis SPASMODICA. Much akin to the former complaint is a troublesome cough, properly enough denominated spasmodic, or convulsive. ..."

3. Homœopathic Domestic Medicine by Joseph Laurie (1846)
"tussis Convulsiva. This is almost peculiarly a disease of childhood, and one which few individuals ..."

4. Homoeopathic Domestic Medicine by Joseph Laurie (1848)
"... or sugar candy nray be allowed occasionally, to moisten the throat or mouth, in eases of dry irritating coughs. . . HOOPING-COUGH. tussis ..."

5. Special Pathology and Diagnostics: With Therapeutic Hints by Charles Godlove Raue (1881)
"tussis Convulsiva, Pertussis, Whooping-Cough. This affection is, in its nature, a species of bronchitis of an infectious and mostly epidemic nature, ..."

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