brassy cough


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brass·y cough

loud metallic barking cough associated with subglottic edema.
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A non-productive ‘metallic’ cough heard in children with acute bacterial or viral laryngotracheitis, often accompanied by inspiratory stridor and respiratory distress
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brassy cough

Chest medicine A non-productive 'metallic' cough heard in children with acute bacterial or viral laryngotracheitis, often accompanied by inspiratory stridor and respiratory distress. Cf Whooping cough.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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