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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The medical term for hiccups is singultus and comes from Latin.
Almost every new parent has a question about the hiccups.
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Whether they Mare attributable to toxins in food, pesticides, stress, or simply the fact that we were designed for a simpler diet than we are getting, ulcers, hiccups, heartburn, diarrhea, and the host of other ailments that you are only too familiar with afflict over 50 million Americans each year.
Common reported causes of hiccup are gastric distension, gastritis, gallbladder distension, subphrenic abscess, pancreatitis, esophageal obstruction, pneumonia, alcohol, uremia, mediastinal tumor, cervical tumor, intracranial tumor, brain stem lesion, head injury, encephalitis, meningitis, and psychogenic sources.
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HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 (PG) FIVE years have passed since Hiccup (voiced by Jay Baruchel) befriended Toothless and the inhabitants of the village of Berk now live in harmony with the dragons.
review The coming-of-age story of Hiccup and his fight to save his village is well-crafted and exciting but a lack of laughs is a major flaw.
BOBBY JASOOS (12A) HHHII How To Train Your Dragon 2 goes on general release today with the thrilling second chapter of the epic movie trilogy returning to the fantastical world of heroic Viking Hiccup and his faithful dragon Toothless.
Meanwhile, Hiccup is kidnapped into an ice cave by an unknown dragon rider, leading him into a world filled with thousands of undiscovered dragon species.
This is interrupted almost immediately by an instinctive closure of the throat, which causes the characteristic sound of a hiccup.
It follows Hiccup (played by Riley Miner), an awkward teenage Viking who desperately wants to live up to his tribe's dragon-slaying traditions.
Set in the mythical world of burly Vikings and wild dragons, this animated adventure tells the story of Hiccup, a Viking teenager who doesn't exactly fit in with his tribe's longstanding tradition of heroic dragon slayers.