spasmolytic

adjective
spas·​mo·​lyt·​ic | \ ˌspaz-mə-ˈli-tik How to pronounce spasmolytic (audio) \

Definition of spasmolytic

: tending or having the power to relieve spasms or convulsions

Other Words from spasmolytic

spasmolytic noun

First Known Use of spasmolytic

circa 1935, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for spasmolytic

International Scientific Vocabulary spasmo- (from Greek spasmos spasm) + -lytic

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The first known use of spasmolytic was circa 1935

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“Spasmolytic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spasmolytic. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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spasmolytic

adjective
spas·​mo·​lyt·​ic | \ ˌspaz-mə-ˈlit-ik \

Medical Definition of spasmolytic

: antispasmodic spasmolytic drugs

Other Words from spasmolytic

spasmolytic noun
spasmolytically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

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