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cardiospasm

[kahr-dee-uh-spaz-uh m]
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noun Pathology.
  1. failure of the muscle fibers at the lower end of the esophagus to relax, resulting in swallowing difficulty and regurgitation.
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Origin of cardiospasm

First recorded in 1895–1900; cardio- + spasm
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cardiospasm in Medicine

cardiospasm

(kärdē-ə-spăz′əm)
n.
  1. esophageal achalasia