whooping cough

whooping cough(
hu
-
pihng
 
kaf
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (illness)
a. la tos ferina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The bacteria that cause whooping cough were discovered in 1906.Las bacterias que causan la tos ferina fueron descubiertas en 1906.
b. la coqueluche
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
His whooping cough was so severe that he broke his ribs while coughing.Su coqueluche era tan grave que se rompió las costillas tosiendo.
c. la tos convulsa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
They did not vaccinate their son, and he contracted measles and whooping cough in the same year.No vacunaron a su hijo, y contrajo el sarampión y la tos convulsa el mismo año.
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whooping cough
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la tos ferina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
whooping cough [ˈhuːpɪŋˌkɒf]
noun
tos (f) ferina; coqueluche (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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