Definition of Tussive

1. a. Pertaining to a cough; caused by coughing.



Definition of Tussive

1. Adjective. (medicine) Related to, caused by, or accompanied by a cough ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tussive

1. tussis [adj] - See also: tussis

Medical Definition of Tussive

1. Relating to a cough. Synonym: tussal, tussicular. Origin: L. Tussis, a cough (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tussive

tussahs
tussal
tussar
tussars
tusseh
tussehs
tusser
tussers
tusses
tussic
tussicular
tussiculation
tussigenic
tussis
tussises
tussive (current term)
tussive fremitus
tussive syncope
tussle
tussled
tussles
tussling
tussock
tussock bellflower
tussock caterpillar
tussock moth
tussocked
tussocker
tussockers
tussocks

Literary usage of Tussive

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1. Physical diagnosis by Howard Schultz Anders (1907)
"1n disease, the modifications of the tussive resonance are termed— now familiarly—dry or moist, bronchial, cavernous, ..."

2. Lectures on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the chest, throat by Ephraim Fletcher Ingals (1881)
"VOCAL AND tussive SIGNS. VOCAL SOUNDS. Considerable information regarding the condition of the lungs can be obtained by studying the sounds of the voice as ..."

3. A Manual of Auscultation and Percussion: Embracing the Physical Diagnosis of by Austin Flint, James Cornelius Wilson (1890)
"Signs obtained by acts of coughing or tussive sounds. THE importance of becoming perfectly familiar with the signs of health before entering upon ..."

4. A Manual of Auscultation and Percussion: Embracing the Physical Diagnosis of by Austin Flint, James Cornelius Wilson (1890)
"Signs ol,- tained by acts of coughing or tussive sounds. THE importance of becoming perfectly familiar with the ..."

5. Clinical Journal (1897)
"This sign too is valuable, and was, I think, first mentioned by my colleague Dr. Mitchell Bruce, as the " tussive splash." I may refer here also to ..."

6. A Practical Treatise on the Physical Exploration of the Chest, and the by Austin Flint (1866)
"tussive phenomena possess comparatively small importance, inasmuch as the information ... The tussive sounds incident to health have been briefly described. ..."

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