singultus

[ sing-guhl-tuh s ]SEE DEFINITION OF singultus

Synonyms for singultus

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Hiccough (singultus) is a spasmodic affection of the diaphragm.

Another symptom referable to the pulmonary organs in cases of hepatic abscess is singultus, or hiccough.

Singultus is rarely present in genuine pymia, but frequently so in septicmia, and occasionally in septo-pymia.

Singultus is now present, and has been so during the last twenty-four hours.

WORD ORIGIN

Latin, "a sob; a speech broken by sobs."

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SINGULTUS

hiccup

noundiaphragm spasms

hiccups

noundiaphragm spasms
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