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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An Tollwut Erkrankte leiden unter der singultatio (150) (189.2C), was die insulare Redaktion wiederum durch das gelaufige singultus ersetzt (245.2L).
The medical term for hiccups is singultus and comes from Latin.
Methods of management of persistent hiccup (singultus).