spasticity

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noun spas·tic·i·ty \spa-ˈsti-sə-tē\

Definition of spasticity

  1. :  a spastic state or condition; especially :  muscular hypertonicity with increased tendon reflexes

First Known Use of spasticity

circa 1827


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spasticity

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noun spas·ti·ci·ty \spa-ˈstis-ət-ē\

Medical Definition of spasticity

plural

spasticities

  1. :  a spastic state or condition; especially :  muscular hypertonicity with increased tendon reflexes

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