noun \ˌspaz-mə-ˈfil-ē-ə\

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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