spasmolytic

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adjective spas·mo·lyt·ic \ˌspaz-mə-ˈli-tik\

Definition of spasmolytic

  1. :  tending or having the power to relieve spasms or convulsions

spasmolytic

noun

Origin and Etymology of spasmolytic

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


First Known Use: circa 1935


Medical Dictionary

spasmolytic

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

Medical Definition of spasmolytic

  1. :  antispasmodic <spasmolytic drugs>

spasmolytic

noun

spasmolytically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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