Synonyms

1. pertussis

noun. ['pɝˈtʌsɪs'] a disease of the respiratory mucous membrane.

Synonyms

  • respiratory illness
  • respiratory disorder
  • respiratory disease
  • infectious disease

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Example sentences of the word pertussis


1. Noun, singular or mass
The DPT vaccines, which protect against diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus, should be updated every 10 years.

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