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spasmolytic

[ spaz-muh-lit-ik ]
/ ˌspæz məˈlɪt ɪk /
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adjective
of or noting spasmolysis.
noun
a spasmolytic substance; antispasmodic.
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Origin of spasmolytic

First recorded in 1930–35; spasm + -o- + -lytic
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Medical definitions for spasmolytic

spasmolytic
[ spăz′mə-lĭtĭk ]

adj.
Causing arrest of a spasm; antispasmodic.
n.
Antispasmodic.
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