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Relieving or preventing spasms, especially of smooth muscle.
An antispasmodic agent. Also called spasmolytic.
(Medicine) preventing or arresting spasms, esp in smooth muscle
(Pharmacology) an antispasmodic drug
an•ti•spas•mod•ic(ˌæn ti spæzˈmɒd ɪk, ˌæn taɪ-)
1. used to control or prevent muscular spasms or convulsions.n.
2. an antispasmodic drug or substance.
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|Noun||1.||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