Hiccup

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Hiccup

1. A brief decline in a price during a general uptrend.

2. A brief rise in a price during a general downtrend.

In both cases, any number of factors may cause a hiccup, but the trend soon resumes.
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Hiccups are usually precipitated by direct injury to the reflex arc or an underlying disease inducing injury, irritation, or inflammation to one of the nerves involved in the hiccup reflex arc.
Recognizing that the brainstem is part of the hiccup reflex arc, Dr.
It triggers a set of nerves in your throat and mouth that are responsible for the hiccup reflex arc," said Mallory with a matter-of-fact tone.