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whoop

 [ho̳p]
the sonorous and convulsive sound on inhalation with whooping cough.

whoop

(hūp),
The loud sonorous inspiration in pertussis with which the paroxysm of coughing terminates, due to spasm of the larynx (glottis).

whoop

(hldbomacp) the sonorous and convulsive inhalation of whooping cough.

whoop

(ho͞op, wo͞op, hwo͞op)
n.
The paroxysmal gasp characteristic of whooping cough.
v. whooped, whooping, whoops
v.intr.
To make the paroxysmal gasp characteristic of whooping cough.

whoop

[ho̅o̅p, (h)wo̅o̅p]
a noisy spasm of inspiration that terminates a coughing paroxysm in cases of pertussis. It is caused by a sudden sharp increase in tension on the vocal cords.

whoop

(hūp, wūp)
The loud, sonorous inspiration in pertussis with which the paroxysm of coughing terminates, due to spasm of the larynx (glottis).

whoop

(hūp, wūp)
The loud sonorous inspiration in pertussis with which the paroxysm of coughing terminates, due to spasm of the larynx.

whoop

a sonorous and convulsive inspiration; suggestive of the sound associated with whooping cough in humans.
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The main symptoms are severe coughing fits which, in babies and children, are accompanied by the characteristic whoop sound as the child gasps for breath after coughing.
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The reason older kids and adults don't get the whoop is because their larynxes are bigger, so they have no problem drawing enough air in.
Children with pertussis often have episodes of rapid, spasmodic coughing followed by a characteristic intake of breath that sounds like a whoop.
The main symptoms are severe coughing fits, accompanied by the characteristic whoop sound as the child gasps for breath.
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It is perceived as a disease of very young children who have not been immunised and who have classic features such as whoop.
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