SYN: antitussive. [anti- + G. bex (bech-), cough]

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an·ti·bech·ic (an″te-) (an″ti-bekґik) antitussive.

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  • antitussive — 1. Relieving cough. 2. A cough remedy ( e.g., codeine). SYN: antibechic. [anti + L. tussis, cough] * * * an·ti·tus·sive .ant i təs iv, .an .tī adj tending or having the power to act as a cough suppressant <antitussive action> antitussive …   Medical dictionary

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