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Definition of laryngismus stridulus

laryngismus stridulus
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 laryngismus stridulus from wikipedia

- medical discoverer; for it contains the first exact description of laryngismus stridulus or tetany. This disease, which consists in a sudden onset of difficult...