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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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the company's supplemental biologics application (sBLA) for BOTOX[R] for the treatment of pediatric patients (2 to 17 years of age) with upper limb spasticity. BOTOX[R] was granted a six-month Priority Review by the FDA, which is typically granted to therapies that if approved, could offer significant improvements in safety and effectiveness when compared to current standard of care.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the company's supplemental biologies application (sBLA) for BOTOX[R] for the treatment of pediatric patients (2 to 17 years of age) with upper limb spasticity. BOTOX[R] was granted a six-month Priority Review by the FDA, which is typically granted to therapies that if approved, could offer significant improvements in safety and effectiveness when compared to current standard of care.
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A European Thematic Network to Develop Standardised Measures of Spasticity suggested the following definition: "Spasticity is an interrupted or constant hyperactivity of the skeletal muscles, caused by lesions of the upper motor neuron" [1].