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whooping cough

noun

Medical Definition of WHOOPING COUGH

:  an infectious disease especially of children caused by a bacterium of the genus Bordetella (B. pertussis) and marked by a convulsive spasmodic cough sometimes followed by a crowing intake of breath—called also pertussis

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