pertussis


per·tus·sis

noun \pər-ˈtə-səs\

Definition of PERTUSSIS

Origin of PERTUSSIS

New Latin, from Latin per- thoroughly + tussis cough
First Known Use: circa 1799

per·tus·sis

noun \pər-ˈtəs-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PERTUSSIS

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: Perugian (adjective)
Previous Word in the Dictionary: Pertusaria
All Words Near: pertussis

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up pertussis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).