car·​dio·​spasm -ˌspaz-əm How to pronounce cardiospasm (audio)
: failure of the cardiac sphincter to relax during swallowing with resultant esophageal obstruction compare achalasia
cardiospastic adjective

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“Cardiospasm.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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