[ kahr-dee-uh-spaz-uh m ]
/ ˈkɑr di əˌspæz əm /
failure of the muscle fibers at the lower end of the esophagus to relax, resulting in swallowing difficulty and regurgitation.
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Medicine definitions for cardiospasm
[ kär′dē-ə-spăz′əm ]
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