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Spasmodic contractions of the diaphragm, or hiccups, occasionally seen in animals.
2 spasmodic contractions of the diaphragm.
exaggerated expiratory movement and effort without necessarily any increase in respiratory rate nor evidence of dyspnea.
see synchronous diaphragmatic flutter.
pumping respiration of pigs with pneumonic pasteurellosis, due possibly to pleuritis.