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Tussis meaning

Tussis - 1 dictionary results

  1. 1. A cough.

Tussis - examples of usage

  1. More generally, however, the patient has been for some time in bed and asleep, before the nature of the disease with which he is threatened is apparent; then, perhaps, without waking, he gives a very unusual cough, well known to any one who has witnessed an attack of the croup; it rings as if the child had coughed through a brazen trumpet; it is truly a tussis clangosa; it penetrates the walls and floor of the apartment, and startles the experienced mother,- 'Oh! - "The Maternal Management of Children, in Health and Disease.", Thomas Bull, M.D..
  2. More generally, however, the patient has been for some time in bed and asleep before the nature of the disease with which he is threatened is apparent; then, perhaps without awaking, he gives a very unusual cough, well known to any one who has witnessed an attack of the croup: it rings as if the child had coughed through a brazen trumpet; it is truly a tussis clangosa; it penetrates the walls and floors of the apartment, and startles the experienced mother- 'Oh, I am afraid our child is taking the croup! - "The Maternal Management of Children, in Health and Disease.", Thomas Bull, M.D..
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