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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Total intravenous anesthesia without endotracheal intubation or any other mean of securing the airway could have potentially stopped the hiccupping episode; however as hiccup has been associated with relaxation of the lower oesophageal sphincter [21, 22] with reflux occurring in up to 40% of human beings with hiccup [23], this would not be a safe option.
He said it was very rare but unless I was hiccupping in my sleep I'd have to put up with it.
I Can't Stop Hiccupping and Other Stories contains nine fantastic episodes from series three of the imaginative show.
A PROFESSIONAL singer is going under the knife after hiccupping for 15 months.
All this time, the patient was hiccupping, and remained unhappy and distressed.