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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

(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

(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.
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