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Spasm

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English

spasm
N



spasmodic
ADJ

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English Definitions

spasm
N
a painful and involuntary muscular contraction
spasm
N
(pathology) sudden constriction of a hollow organ (as a blood vessel)
spasmodic
affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions; resembling a spasm
spasmodic
occurring in spells and often abruptly
spasmodic laryngitis
N
a disease of infants and young children; harsh coughing and hoarseness and fever and difficult breathing
with spasms
spasmodically
in spurts and fits
N
the relaxation or relief of muscle spasms
N
a drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles)
English Definitions from WordNet 3.0
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