gastrospasm

[găstrə-spăz′əm]

n.

Spasmodic contraction of the walls of the stomach.

Nearby words

  1. grapple plant,
  2. grapple shot,
  3. grappler,
  4. grappling,
  5. grappling iron,
  6. graptolitic,
  7. grapy,
  8. gras,
  9. grasmere,
  10. grasp


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