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va·so·spasm

 (vā′zō-spăz′əm)
n.
A sudden constriction of a blood vessel, causing a reduction in blood flow.

va′so·spas′tic (-spăs′tĭk) adj.

vasospasm

(ˈveɪzəʊˌspæzəm)
n
(Medicine) a sudden contraction of a blood vessel

vas•o•spasm

(ˈvæs oʊˌspæz əm, ˈveɪ zoʊ-)

n.
a sudden constriction of an artery or vein.
[1900–05]
vas`o•spas′tic (-ˈspæs tɪk) adj.
Translations

va·so·spasm

n. vasoespasmo;
coronary ______ coronario e.
V.: angiospasm
constricción de un vaso sanguíneo.

vasospasm

n vasoespasmo
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