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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A disease of the respiratory mucous membrane.

Usage examples (36)
  • To many in Boulder, endemic pertussis is no cause for alarm.
  • And the illness also known as pertussis is on the rise.
  • Also called pertussis, the illness is relatively uncommon.
  • Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, occurs in cycles of 3-5 years. for more
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