Dictionary   FastHealth  Email This!

 


whooping cough

n :  an infectious disease esp. of children caused by a bacterium of the genus Bordetella (B. pertussis) and marked by a convulsive spasmodic cough sometimes followed by a crowing intake of breath - called also pertussis  .
 
 

 
Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.  © 1997-2017.







               



               



Monroe County Hospital (Forsyth, Georgia - Monroe County)