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spasmophilia

[spaz-muh-fil-ee-uh]
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noun Pathology.
  1. a condition in which only moderate mechanical or electrical stimulation produces spasms, convulsions, or tetany.

Origin of spasmophilia

From New Latin; see origin at spasm, -o-, -philia
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