muscle spasm

noun

Medical Definition of muscle spasm

: persistent involuntary hypertonicity of one or more muscles usually of central origin and commonly associated with pain and excessive irritability

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“Muscle spasm.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/muscle%20spasm. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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