pertussoid

pertussoid

 [per-tus´oid]
resembling whooping cough.
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pertussoid

(pĕr-tŭs′oyd) [L. per, through, + tussis, cough, + Gr. eidos, form, shape]
1. Of the nature of whooping cough.
2. A cough generally similar to that of whooping cough.
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