of or relating to a substance that is used to suppress coughing.
any such substance, as codeine.
alleviating or suppressing coughing
an antitussive drug
antitussive an·ti·tus·sive (ān’tē-tŭs’ĭv, ān’tī-)
Capable of relieving or suppressing coughing.
- Antitwilight arch
a narrow band, pink or with a purple cast, that sometimes appears at just above the horizon opposite the sun. Historical Examples This is identical with the antitwilight arch described above. Meteorology Charles Fitzhugh Talman
Also called typhoid fever. an infectious, often fatal, febrile disease, usually of the summer months, characterized by intestinal inflammation and ulceration, caused by the , which is usually introduced with food or drink. resembling ; typhous. . Contemporary Examples Where better to test cultures of anthrax, typhoid, plague and tularemia than on an island in […]
something that is foreshadowed by a type or symbol, as a New Testament event prefigured in the Old Testament. Historical Examples A vision of his antitype, the Cowes Philanderer, crossed me for a second. The Riddle of the Sands Erskine Childers The language of Daniel is prophetic, and Darius has in another an antitype. A […]
Pathology. a sore on the skin or a mucous membrane, accompanied by the disintegration of tissue, the formation of pus, etc. . any chronically corrupting or disrupting condition, element, etc. Contemporary Examples Buffered and enteric-coated aspirin do not eliminate the risk of developing an ulcer. Could a Daily Aspirin Be Deadly? Arthur Agatston, M.D. February […]