spasticity


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spas·tic

 (spăs′tĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characterized by spasms: a spastic colon; a spastic form of cerebral palsy.
2. Affected by spastic paralysis.
3. Offensive Slang Clumsy or inept.
n.
A person affected with spastic paralysis.

[Latin spasticus, from Greek spastikos, from spān, to pull.]

spas′ti·cal·ly adv.
spas·tic′i·ty (spă-stĭs′ĭ-tē) n.

spasticity

(spæsˈtɪsɪtɪ)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spasticity - the quality of moving or acting in spasms
fitfulness, jerkiness - the quality of being spasmodic and irregular
Translations
spasticité

spasticity

[spæsˈtɪsɪtɪ] Nespasticidad f

spasticity

spas·tic·i·ty

n. espasticidad, aumento en la tensión normal de un músculo que causa movimientos rígidos y dificultosos.

spasticity

n espasticidad f
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