noun, plural sin·gul·tus·es. Medicine/Medical.
Origin of singultus
Examples from the Web for singultus
Another symptom referable to the pulmonary organs in cases of hepatic abscess is singultus, or hiccough.
Singultus is now present, and has been so during the last twenty-four hours.
Hiccough (singultus) is a spasmodic affection of the diaphragm.
Singultus is rarely present in genuine pymia, but frequently so in septicmia, and occasionally in septo-pymia.
Word Origin for singultus
Latin, "a sob; a speech broken by sobs."