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whoop

 [ho̳p]
the sonorous and convulsive sound on inhalation with whooping cough.

whoop

(hūp),
The loud sonorous inspiration in pertussis with which the paroxysm of coughing terminates, due to spasm of the larynx (glottis).

whoop

(hldbomacp) the sonorous and convulsive inhalation of whooping cough.

whoop

(ho͞op, wo͞op, hwo͞op)
n.
The paroxysmal gasp characteristic of whooping cough.
v. whooped, whooping, whoops
v.intr.
To make the paroxysmal gasp characteristic of whooping cough.

whoop

[ho̅o̅p, (h)wo̅o̅p]
a noisy spasm of inspiration that terminates a coughing paroxysm in cases of pertussis. It is caused by a sudden sharp increase in tension on the vocal cords.

whoop

(hūp, wūp)
The loud, sonorous inspiration in pertussis with which the paroxysm of coughing terminates, due to spasm of the larynx (glottis).

whoop

(hūp, wūp)
The loud sonorous inspiration in pertussis with which the paroxysm of coughing terminates, due to spasm of the larynx.

whoop

a sonorous and convulsive inspiration; suggestive of the sound associated with whooping cough in humans.