"Cough" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
MeSH information
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.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cough" by people in this website by year, and whether "Cough" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 2782 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 318 publications in 2020
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