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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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He was unable to find a cure, and continued hiccupping until February 1990 - a total of 68 years.
Hiccups are a symptom of an irritated diaphragm, which can happen when infants get upset (a prolonged bout of crying often leads to uncontrollable hiccupping) or when they eat or drink too fast.
[3], hiccupping during anesthesia can be managed by deepening anesthesia and hyperventilation with the aim of causing apnoea and then inhibition of spontaneous ventilation.
London, June 7 ( ANI ): A man from County Roscommon, Ireland has been constantly hiccupping for two years after a boozy night out and has discovered that there is probably no cure to his problem.
"He said it was very rare but unless I was hiccupping in my sleep I'd have to put up with it.