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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.

antispasmodic

(ˌæntɪspæzˈmɒdɪk)
adj
(Medicine) preventing or arresting spasms, esp in smooth muscle
n
(Pharmacology) an antispasmodic drug

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]
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
Translations
antispasmodiquespasmolytique

antispasmodic

[ˌæntɪspæzˈmɒdɪk] adjantispastico/a

an·ti·spas·mod·ic

n. antiespasmódico, medicamento usado para aliviar o prevenir espasmos.

antispasmodic

adj & n antiespasmódico
References in classic literature ?
Oh," observed Madame de Villefort, "it must be an admirable anti-spasmodic.
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Anti-inflammatory herbs, such as chamomile, meadowsweet, and willow, and anti-spasmodic herbs, such as rosemary and peppermint, will help relax muscles and decrease the inflammatory response while improving circulation.
It also has anti-inflammatory and anti-spasmodic properties, which are useful in case of stomach cramps.
7 Antacids are effective in relieving dyspepsia, addition of lidocain increase efficacy and has additional local anesthetic and anti-spasmodic effect.
Anti-spasmodic and anti-spasmodic pain effects of volatile essential oil (some active ingredients of Menstrugol) have long been proven.
The oil is believed to have anti-spasmodic properties that help to relax the muscles of the intestine, and some research also suggests that it may have antimicrobial effects that reduce harmful bacteria.
SPRuCe Needle BAtH For head colds, runny noses and coughs: the needles have an invigorating and anti-spasmodic effect and stimulate blood flow.