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Meaning of HICCUP

Pronunciation:  'hik`up

 
Matching Terms:  hiccup nut

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 Definition: Involuntary spasm of the diaphragm causing a sharp, sudden intake of breath.
 
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 Related Terms: Aqua-Lung, artificial respiration, aspiration, asthmatic wheeze, belch, blow, breath, breath of air, breathe, breathe hard, breathe in, breathe out, breathing, broken wind, burp, cough, eruct, eructate, eructation, exhalation, exhale, exhaust, expel, expiration, expire, exsufflation, gas, gasp, gulp, hack, huff, inhalation, inhalator, inhale, inspiration, inspire, insufflation, iron lung, mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, oxygen mask, oxygen tent, pant, puff, respiration, respire, scuba, sigh, sneeze, sniff, sniffle, snore, snoring, snort, snuff, snuffle, sternutation, stertor, suspiration, wheeze, wind
 

 

 

 

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