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an·ti·spas·mod·ic

 (ăn′tē-spăz-mŏd′ĭk, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Relieving or preventing spasms, especially of smooth muscle.
n.
An antispasmodic agent. Also called spasmolytic.
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antispasmodic

(ˌæntɪspæzˈmɒdɪk)
adj
(Medicine) preventing or arresting spasms, esp in smooth muscle
n
(Pharmacology) an antispasmodic drug
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an•ti•spas•mod•ic

(ˌæn ti spæzˈmɒd ɪk, ˌæn taɪ-)
adj.
1. used to control or prevent muscular spasms or convulsions.
n.
2. an antispasmodic drug or substance.
[1680–85]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antispasmodic - a drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles)antispasmodic - a drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles)
atropine - a poisonous crystalline alkaloid extracted from the nightshade family; used as an antispasmodic and to dilate the eye pupil; also administered in large amounts as an antidote for organophosphate nerve agents or organophosphate insecticides
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
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Translations
antispasmodiquespasmolytique

antispasmodic

[ˌæntɪspæzˈmɒdɪk] adjantispastico/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

an·ti·spas·mod·ic

n. antiespasmódico, medicamento usado para aliviar o prevenir espasmos.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

antispasmodic

adj & n antiespasmódico
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References in classic literature ?
"Oh," observed Madame de Villefort, "it must be an admirable anti-spasmodic."
In the meanwhile, as the thing is difficult to find in France, and your abbe is not probably disposed to make a journey to Paris on my account, I must continue to use Monsieur Planche's anti-spasmodics; and mint and Hoffman's drops are among my favorite remedies.
Over the past few years, the prevalence of IBS and abdominal pain as the gastrointestinal tract disorder has increased, resulting in the increasing consumption of anti-spasmodic drugs.
Off late, she has been having severe right sided colicky abdominal pain associated with nausea, vomiting and sweating, not relieved by analgesics or anti-spasmodic. She is hypertensive on medication and is currently experiencing chest pain radiating to the left arm on mild exertion.
CBD has potent anti-tumoral, antioxidant, anti-spasmodic, anti-psychotic, anti-convulsive, and neuroprotective properties.
Cardamom is an anti-spasmodic and a digestive stimulant.
Because studies have found that menthol has anti-spasmodic effects, which can help soothe stomach ailments, including cramps and even flatulence.
But there are pills that can help - the anti-spasmodic drug Buscopan Cramps, for instance, can help relax the circular muscle around the bowel that can result in IBS symptoms.
The plant is a powerful relaxant to the central nervous system, a vasodilator, analgesic, hypotensive, anti-spasmodic, anti-hysteria and a tranquilliser.
But there are pills that can help -- the anti-spasmodic drug Buscopan Cramps, for instance, can help relax the circular muscle around the bowel that can result in IBS symptoms.