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cramp

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noun \ˈkramp\

Medical Definition of cramp

  1. 1:  a painful involuntary spasmodic contraction of a muscle <a cramp in the leg>

  2. 2:  a temporary paralysis of muscles from overuse—see writer's cramp

  3. 3a:  sharp abdominal pain—usually used in pluralb:  persistent and often intense though dull lower abdominal pain associated with dysmenorrhea—usually used in plural




2

cramp

transitive verb

Medical Definition of cramp

  1. :  to affect with or as if with a cramp or cramps <gout cramping his limbs>

  2. intransitive verb

  3. :  to suffer from cramps





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