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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

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

tus′sal, tus·sive adj.

tus·sis

(tŭs'is)
A cough.
[L.]
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Tumor omenti quo circumdantur latera et cinguli contractio, <cum> febre assidua et dolore et suspirio uel tussi et saliuarum sanguinearum uel uiridium aut liuidarum <reiectione.> Hi etiam uigiliis laborant et minime patiuntur in unum latus iacere.
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 ...
The word pertussis is derived from the Latin word per, meaning thoroughly, and the word tussis, meaning cough (Merriam-Webster, Inc., 2004).
In 1906, Drs Bordet and Octave Gengou succeeded in isolating and cultivating the bacterium, later called Bordetella pertussis (from Latin per, intensive, and tussis, cough), which causes whooping cough, a deadly disease in young children.
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." Each symptom has behind it "a number of secrets" to be detected by the analyst.
Although tetracycline and chloramphenicol are effective treatments for per tussis, they are not recommended because of their side effects.' Six randomized trials failed to show any statistically significant difference between antibiotics and placebo on frequency and severity of cough or duration of pertussis disease.