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antitussive

 [an″te-, an″ti-tus´iv]
1. effective against cough.
2. an agent that suppresses coughing.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

an·ti·tus·sive

(an'tē-tŭs'iv),
1. Relieving cough.
2. A cough remedy (for example, codeine).
Synonym(s): antibechic
[anti- + L. tussis, cough]
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antitussive

(ăn′tē-tŭs′ĭv, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Capable of relieving or suppressing coughing.

an′ti·tus′sive n.
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antitussive

adjective Referring to an agent or effect that prevents or reduces coughing.
 
noun An agent that relieves or prevents coughing.
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antitussive

adjective Referring to an agent or mechanism that relieves or prevents cough noun An agent that relieves or prevents cough
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

an·ti·tus·sive

(an'tē-tŭs'iv)
1. Relieving cough.
2. A cough remedy (e.g., codeine).
[anti- + L. tussis, cough]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

antitussive

1. Preventing or relieving cough.
2. A drug used to relieve or abolish coughing.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

an·ti·tus·sive

(an'tē-tŭs'iv)
1. Relieving cough.
2. A cough remedy (e.g., codeine).
[anti- + L. tussis, cough]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012