angiospasm

noun
an·​gio·​spasm | \ ˈan-jē-ō-ˌspaz-əm How to pronounce angiospasm (audio) \

Medical Definition of angiospasm

: spasmodic contraction of the blood vessels with increase in blood pressure

Other Words from angiospasm

angiospastic \ ˌan-​jē-​ō-​ˈspas-​tik How to pronounce angiospastic (audio) \ adjective

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“Angiospasm.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/angiospasm. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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