hiccup

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Synonyms for hiccup

Synonyms for hiccup

(usually plural) the state of having reflex spasms of the diaphragm accompanied by a rapid closure of the glottis producing an audible sound

breathe spasmodically, and make a sound

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Gastric and duodenal ulcers, gastritis, esophageal reflux and esophagitis are commonly observed in chronic hiccup patients and upper gastrointestinal investigations such as; endoscopy, pH monitoring and manometry should be included in the diagnostic evaluation systematically.
Medications are sometimes used for chronic hiccups and include muscle relaxants, and anti-seizure drugs.
DOCTORS are baffled by an inexplicable outbreak of chronic HICCUPS in a region of Madrid.
ABABY monkey in a zoo has been rejected by her mother - because of her chronic hiccups.
The problem was causing an acid reflux condition leading to persistent heartburn and the chronic hiccups.
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