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whooping cough

Definition:
A respiratory infection caused by Bordetella pertussis and characterized by paroxysmal coughing ending in a prolonged crowing intake of breath.
Concept Schemes:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt
NALT Core
Entry Terms:
  • pertussis (bacterial infections)
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/146177
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