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cough

 [kof]
1. a sudden noisy expulsion of air from the lungs; called also tussis.
2. to produce such an expulsion of air.
dry cough cough without expectoration.
productive cough cough attended with expectoration of material from the bronchi.
reflex cough a cough due to the irritation of some remote organ.
wet cough productive cough.
whooping cough see whooping cough.

tus·sis

(tŭs'is),
A cough.
[L.]

tussis

/tus·sis/ (tus´is) [L.] cough.tus´saltus´sive

tussis

(tŭs′ĭs)
n. pl. tus·ses (-sēz)
A cough.

tus′sal, tus·sive adj.

tussis

[tus′is]
Etymology: L, tussis, cough
a cough or pertussis.

tus·sis

(tŭs'is)
A cough.
[L.]

tussis

[L.] cough.
References in periodicals archive ?
Man wird hier wohl eher eine Ableitung von tussis annehmen durfen als eine Verballhornung von phtisis/tisis (112).
11,3,56 tussire et expuere crebro), risulterebbe piu appropriate a tussis, che qui indicherebbe il rumore delia tosse, non lo sputo catarroso, a cui si fa riferimento nel pentametro (egli traduce <<I have seen a cough keep rattling in her wrinkled throat>>); non si vede, tuttavia, la necessita di intervenire sul testo tradito, se a concrescere si attribuisce il significato del semplice crescere, come intende il ThlL IV 96,51-67, che fornisce come paralleli del verso properziano Aetna 158-9 suniniis .
Freud reads "Dora's" symptoms, which included "dyspnoea, tussis nervosa, aphonia, and possibly migraines, together with depression, hysterical unsociability and a taedium vitae," as signifying "the representation--the realization--of a phantasy with a sexual content, that is to say, it signifies a sexual situation.
Although tetracycline and chloramphenicol are effective treatments for per tussis, they are not recommended because of their side effects.