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noun as in cough

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His stay overlapped with a mumps patient named Ismael Acosta and a little girl, almost 2, who had croup.

I took in the situation almost at a glance—membranous croup!

I have never examined the throat of a child dead from so-called membranous croup in which I did not find the diphtheria bacillus.

And one night when Pat was suddenly assailed by croup Peter almost worried himself sick.

He was took with the croup yesterday morning, and he just went off in the evening.

A teaspoonful of it is said to be one of the very best emetics in croup.

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On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to croup, such as: cold, ahem, bark, hack, hem, and whoop.

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