Pertussis synonyms

pər-tŭs'ĭs

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An infectious disease caused by the bacterium Bordatella pertussis, seen most commonly in children and characterized by coughing spasms often ending in loud gasps. Vaccinations usually given during infancy confer immunity to the disease.
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Find another word for pertussis. In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for pertussis, like: whooping-cough, rotavirus, diphtheria, acellular, bordetella, toxoid, hib, varicella, , haemophilus and pneumococcal.