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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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