tussive
adjective Etymology: Latin tussis cough Date: circa 1857 of, relating to, or involved in coughing

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Tussive — Tus sive, a. (Med.) Pertaining to a cough; caused by coughing. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tussive — pertaining to cough, 1857, from L. tussis cough, of unknown origin, + IVE (Cf. ive) …   Etymology dictionary

  • tussive — /tus iv/, adj. Pathol. of or pertaining to a cough. [1855 60; < L tuss(is) cough + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • tussive — adjective Related to, caused by, or accompanied by a cough …   Wiktionary

  • tussive — Relating to a cough. SYN: tussal, tussicular. [L. tussis, a cough] * * * tus·sive təs iv adj of, relating to, or involved in coughing * * * tus·sive (tusґiv) pertaining to or due to a cough; called also tussal, and tussicular …   Medical dictionary

  • tussive — adj. of coughing (Pathology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tussive — [ tʌsɪv] adjective Medicine relating to coughing. Origin C19: from L. tussis a cough + ive …   English new terms dictionary

  • tussive — tus·sive …   English syllables

  • tussive — tus•sive [[t]ˈtʌs ɪv[/t]] adj. pat of or pertaining to a cough • Etymology: 1855–60; < L tuss(is) cough + ive …   From formal English to slang

  • tussive — /ˈtʌsɪv / (say tusiv) adjective of or relating to a cough …   Australian English dictionary

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