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Hiccups

Hiccups

spasmodic contractions of the diaphragm that are involuntary and often rhythmic. Usually just a minor nuisance, prolonged hiccups can become a major problem.


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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... duplication, even more particularly for polyploidy, and most particularly for allopolyploidy (verging on the perverse). Maybe the creator had the hiccups or just ran out of ideas.

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by wbla3335
Fri Mar 23, 2012 7:41 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Hiccups as Erotic Stimuli

... for any purpose other than for understanding. Basically, what could possibly be the biological causes for sexual stimulation due to hearing hiccups in others? Not personal hiccups, but hiccups coming from other people. My girlfriend, and after researching it on the web I know that a good ...

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by SHISHKABOB
Wed Feb 01, 2012 9:17 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hiccups as Erotic Stimuli
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Another question ^^

Thanks a lot for answering my question. Hiccups were always making me curious, I've asked my teachers for an answer to it and tried reading, but I didn't find anything... =)

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by Dr. Genius
Wed Dec 13, 2006 5:20 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Another question ^^
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Views: 1803

Another question ^^

... noises are coming from? The part to blame is your diaphragm (say: die-uh-fram). This is a dome-shaped muscle at the bottom of your chest, and all hiccups start here. The diaphragm almost always works perfectly. When you inhale, it pulls down to help pull air into the lungs. When you exhale, it ...

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by sachin
Wed Dec 13, 2006 5:09 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Another question ^^
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Another question ^^

... but after joining this forum... I realized that what I know is nothing compared to what you people know ^^ Anyways.. my question is about Hiccups... how do they happen??? Thanks

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by Dr. Genius
Wed Dec 13, 2006 4:58 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Another question ^^
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Views: 1803
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