thumps

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thumps

(thŭmps),
Spasmodic contractions of the diaphragm, or hiccups, occasionally seen in animals.

thumps

1 hiccups.
2 spasmodic contractions of the diaphragm.

thumps

exaggerated expiratory movement and effort without necessarily any increase in respiratory rate nor evidence of dyspnea.

diaphragmatic thumps
see synchronous diaphragmatic flutter.
thoracic thumps
pumping respiration of pigs with pneumonic pasteurellosis, due possibly to pleuritis.