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Disease Cough

Name Cough
Synonym Coughs
Definition A sudden, audible expulsion of air from the lungs through a partially closed glottis, preceded by inhalation. It is a protective response that serves to clear the trachea, bronchi, and/or lungs of irritants and secretions, or to prevent aspiration of foreign materials into the lungs.
Categories Respiratory tract disease | Signs and symptoms
MeSH® ID D003371

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1. DiseasesRespiratory Tract Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Respiration Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cough Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
2. DiseasesPathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Signs and Symptoms, Respiratory Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cough Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references

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Cough Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
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