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cough

 [kof]
1. a sudden noisy expulsion of air from the lungs; called also tussis.
2. to produce such an expulsion of air.
dry cough cough without expectoration.
productive cough cough attended with expectoration of material from the bronchi.
reflex cough a cough due to the irritation of some remote organ.
wet cough productive cough.
whooping cough see whooping cough.

dry cough

a cough that does not produce sputum.

dry cough

(drī kawf)
A cough not accompanied by expectoration; a nonproductive cough.

cough

1. a sudden noisy expulsion of air from the lungs.
2. to produce such an expulsion of air.

dry cough
cough without expectoration.
goose honk cough
a chronic, harsh, dry cough characteristic of collapsed trachea.
nocturnal cough
in dogs associated with heart disease, psychogenic coughing or collapsed trachea.
productive cough
cough attended with expectoration of material from the bronchi.
psychogenic cough
dogs sometimes associate coughing with the attention received and develop it as a habit.
cough reflex
1. the sequence of events initiated by the sensitivity of the lining of the passageways of the lung and mediated by the medulla as a consequence of impulses transmitted by the vagus nerve, resulting in coughing, i.e. the clearing of the passageways of foreign matter.
2. the response elicited by applying pressure on a trachea. Increased with inflammation of the respiratory epithelium; decreased by cough suppressants and pain.
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Hyperaemia, tachycardia, a hot, bursting headache, intolerable pains, redness of the face and eyes and redness and swelling of the skin with a burning heat may also be noted, as may oppressed breathing, a hoarse, dry cough, tracheal constriction, laryngeal sensitivity, and sensitivity to inspired air.
I was prescribed cough syrup when I went a clinic to treat my dry cough last month.
They were asked how long they think it would take for the cough to get better if they were not taking any medicine, in six different scenarios: dry cough, coughing up yellow mucus or green mucus, or any of those kinds of cough with a slight fever, or no fever.
Its fresh rhizome has been used as a food ingredient and in folk medicine for the treatment of colic disorder, dry cough, rheumatism and muscular pains.
It normally begins with a persistent dry cough followed by a distinctive "whooping" noise.
But, that lingering dry cough and throat tickle may not be related to a cold at all.
Symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning can be similar to cold, flu or food poisoning - headache, feeling sick, sore throat and dry cough.
Early symptoms are flu-like with fever, muscle aches, tiredness, headaches and a dry cough that can then develop into breathlessness - a sign of a developing pneumonia.
Washington, October 23 ( ANI ): Japanese researchers have suggested that a soft, extendible band fitted around the chest may help to relieve cough in patients with persistent dry cough.
The early symptoms of Legionnaires' disease include a flu-like illness with muscle aches, tiredness, headaches, dry cough and fever.
For dry cough, Dr Naseeb Dar said people must take steam and also maximum liquids to avoid further complications.
The early symptoms include a flu-like illness with muscle aches, tiredness, headaches, dry cough and fever.