- a hiccup.
Origin of singultus
Examples from the Web for singultus
Historical Examples of singultus
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.
- a technical name for hiccup
Word Origin for singultus
Latin, "a sob; a speech broken by sobs."