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Recurrent singultus  
A contraction of the diaphragm that repeats several times per minute. In humans, the abrupt rush of air into the lungs causes the epiglottis to close, creating a hic sound. Also known as synchronous diaphragmatic flutter (SDF), or singultus, from the Latin singult, the act of catching one's breath while sobbing. The hiccup is an involuntary action involving a reflex arc.
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Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: Recurrent hiccough ;   Recurrent hiccup ;   Recurrent synchronous diaphragmatic flutter
Related Synonyms: HICCUPS ;   Hiccup
Xrefs: MESH:D006606 ;   SNOMEDCT_US:65958008 ;   UMLS:C0019521 ;   UMLS:C0744897
Definition Sources: https://orcid.org/0009-0006-4530-3154

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