Definition of Spasmodic. Meaning of Spasmodic. Synonyms of Spasmodic

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Definition of Spasmodic

Spasmodic
Spasmodic Spas*mod"ic, n. (Med.) A medicine for spasm.
Spasmodic
Spasmodic Spas"mod"ic, a. [Gr. ?; ? a convulsion + ? likeness: cf. F. spasmotique.] 1. (Med.) Of or pertaining to spasm; consisting in spasm; occuring in, or characterized by, spasms; as, a spasmodic asthma. 2. Soon relaxed or exhausted; convulsive; intermittent; as, spasmodic zeal or industry. Spasmodic croup (Med.), an affection of childhood characterized by a stoppage of brathing developed suddenly and without fever, and produced by spasmodic contraction of the vocal cords. It is sometimes fatal. Called also laryngismus stridulus, and childcrowing. Spasmodic stricture, a stricture caused by muscular spasm without structural change. See Organic stricture, under Organic.

Meaning of Spasmodic from wikipedia

- a muscle, a group of muscles, or a hollow organ such as the heart. A spasmodic muscle contraction may be caused by many medical conditions, including...
- Spasmodic dysphonia, also known as laryngeal dystonia, is a disorder in which the muscles that generate a person's voice go into periods of spasm. This...
- Spasmodic torticollis is an extremely painful chronic neurological movement disorder causing the neck to involuntarily turn to the left, right, upwards...
- The spasmodic poets was a group of British poets of the Victorian era. The term was coined by William Edmonstoune Aytoun with some derogatory as well...
- An antispasmodic (synonym: spasmolytic) is a pharmaceutical drug or other agent that suppresses muscle spasms. One type of antispasmodics is used for smooth...
- Spasmodic Geyser is a geyser located in the Upper Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park in the United States. Spasmodic Geyser's eruptions from the...
- Spasmodic Caress were an English post punk/new wave band, formed by Peter Masters, that pla**** many gigs along the East Coast in Es****, Ipswich, Colchester...
- Others use the term more broadly, to include acute laryngotracheitis, spasmodic croup, laryngeal diphtheria, bacterial tracheitis, laryngotracheobronchitis...
- Vocal fold nodules Vocal fold cysts Vocal cord paresis Reinke's edema Spasmodic dysphonia Foreign accent syndrome Bogart–Bacall syndrome Laryngeal papillomatosis...
- Overactive bladder (OAB) is a condition where there is a frequent feeling of needing to urinate to a degree that it negatively affects a person's life...
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