antitussive

noun an·ti·tus·sive \ -ˈtə-siv \

Definition of antitussive

: a cough suppressant

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

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

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antitussive

noun

medical Definition of antitussive

: a cough suppressant

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