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Descriptor English: Hiccup
Descriptor Spanish: Hipo
Descriptor hipo
Scope note: Espasmo de la glotis que causa una inhalación súbita seguida de un cierre rápido de la glotis, produciendo un sonido característico.
Descriptor Portuguese: Soluço
Descriptor French: Hoquet
Entry term(s): Hiccough
Hiccoughs
Hiccups
Tree number(s): C23.888.821.578
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006606
Scope note: A spasm of the diaphragm that causes a sudden inhalation followed by rapid closure of the glottis which produces a sound.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 6765
Unique ID: D006606
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Hiccup - Preferred
Concept UI M0010343
Scope note A spasm of the diaphragm that causes a sudden inhalation followed by rapid closure of the glottis which produces a sound.
Preferred term Hiccup
Entry term(s) Hiccough
Hiccoughs
Hiccups



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