antitussive

noun
an·​ti·​tus·​sive | \-ˈtə-siv \

Definition of antitussive 

: a cough suppressant

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antitussive adjective

First Known Use of antitussive

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

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antitussive

adjective
an·​ti·​tus·​sive | \ˌant-i-ˈtəs-iv, ˌan-ˌtī- \

Medical Definition of antitussive 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: tending or having the power to act as a cough suppressant antitussive action

antitussive

noun

Medical Definition of antitussive (Entry 2 of 2)

: a cough suppressant

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