antispasmodic

Medical Dictionary

antispasmodic an·ti·spas·mod·ic (ān'tē-spāz-mŏd'ĭk, ān'tī-)
adj.
Preventing or relieving convulsions or spasms. n.
An antispasmodic agent.

American Heritage
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spasmodic spas·mod·ic (spāz-mŏd'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Relating to, affected by, or having the character of a spasm; convulsive.

  2. Happening intermittently; fitful.

  3. Given to sudden outbursts of energy or of feeling; excitable.


spas·mod'i·cal·ly adv.
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