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spasmolytic

[spaz-muh-lit-ik]Medicine/Medical
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adjective
  1. of or noting spasmolysis.
noun
  1. a spasmolytic substance; antispasmodic.
Also spas·mol·y·sant [spaz-mol-uh-zuh nt] /spæzˈmɒl ə zənt/.

Origin of spasmolytic

First recorded in 1930–35; spasm + -o- + -lytic
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spasmolytic in Medicine

spasmolytic

(spăz′mə-lĭtĭk)
adj.
  1. Causing arrest of a spasm; antispasmodic.
n.
  1. Antispasmodic.
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