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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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Also spas·mol·y·sant [spaz-mol-uh-zuhnt]. /spæzˈmɒl ə zənt/.

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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