Medical Dictionary

parapertussis

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noun para·per·tus·sis \-(ˌ)pər-ˈtəs-əs\

Medical Definition of parapertussis

  1. :  a human respiratory disease closely resembling whooping cough but milder and less often fatal and caused by a different bacterium of the genus Bordetella (B. parapertussis)


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