pertussoid

pertussoid

 [per-tus´oid]
resembling whooping cough.

pertussoid

/per·tus·soid/ (-oid)
1. resembling whooping cough.
2. an influenzal cough resembling that of whooping cough.

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.