systremma

[sĭ-strĕmə]

n.

A muscular cramp in the calf of the leg in which the contracted muscles form a hard ball.

Nearby words

  1. systolic,
  2. systolic gallop,
  3. systolic murmur,
  4. systolic pressure,
  5. systolic thrill,
  6. systyle,
  7. système international d'unités,
  8. syver,
  9. syzran,
  10. syzygal


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