Medical Dictionary


noun spas·mo·phil·ia \ˌspaz-mə-ˈfil-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of SPASMOPHILIA

:  an abnormal tendency to convulsions, tetany, or spasms from even slight mechanical or electrical stimulation <spasmophilia associated with rickets>
spas·mo·phile \ˈspaz-mə-ˌfīl\ or spas·mo·phil·ic \ˌspaz-mə-ˈfil-ik\ adjective


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