Definition of Spasm

Spasm v. t. means: An involuntary and unnatural contraction of one or more muscles or muscular fibers.

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Spasm v. t. means: An involuntary and unnatural contraction of one or more muscles or muscular fibers.

Meaning of Spasm

Spasm (v. t.) means: An involuntary and unnatural contraction of one or more muscles or muscular fibers.

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Spasm (v. t.): A sudden, violent, and temporary effort or emotion; as, a spasm of repentance.

Spasmodic (a.): Of or pertaining to spasm; consisting in spasm; occuring in, or characterized by, spasms; as, a spasmodic asthma.

Spastic (a.): Of or pertaining to spasm; spasmodic; especially, pertaining to tonic spasm; tetanic.

Tetanus (n.): A painful and usually fatal disease, resulting generally from a wound, and having as its principal symptom persistent spasm of the voluntary muscles. When the muscles of the lower jaw are affected, it is called locked-jaw, or lickjaw, and it takes various names from the various incurvations of the body resulting from the spasm.

Spasmodic (n.): A medicine for spasm.

Spasticity (n.): A state of spasm.

Rapture (n.): A spasm; a fit; a syncope; delirium.

Spasticity (n.): The tendency to, or capability of suffering, spasm.

Hyperkinesis (n.): Abnormally increased muscular movement; spasm.

Opisthotonos (n.): A tetanic spasm in which the body is bent backwards and stiffened.

Gird (n.): A stroke with a rod or switch; a severe spasm; a twinge; a pang.

Start (n.): A convulsive motion, twitch, or spasm; a spasmodic effort.

Spasm (v. t.): An involuntary and unnatural contraction of one or more muscles or muscular fibers.

Colic (n.): A severe paroxysmal pain in the abdomen, due to spasm, obstruction, or distention of some one of the hollow viscera.

Childcrowing (n.): The crowing noise made by children affected with spasm of the laryngeal muscles; false croup.

Tickle (v. t.): To touch lightly, so as to produce a peculiar thrilling sensation, which commonly causes laughter, and a kind of spasm which become dengerous if too long protracted.

Choke (v. i.): To have the windpipe stopped; to have a spasm of the throat, caused by stoppage or irritation of the windpipe; to be strangled.

Entasia (n.): Tonic spasm; -- applied generically to denote any disease characterized by tonic spasms, as tetanus, trismus, etc.

Flounce (v. i.): To throw the limbs and body one way and the other; to spring, turn, or twist with sudden effort or violence; to struggle, as a horse in mire; to flounder; to throw one's self with a jerk or spasm, often as in displeasure.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Spasm

Meaning of SPASM BAND

SPASM BAND means: Spasm band is Black−American slang for musicians who get together with homemade instruments and form a group.

Meaning of spasm chasm

spasm chasm means: Noun. The vagina.

Meaning of spac(k), spaz, spazmo, spacker, spanner, spadge

spac(k), spaz, spazmo, spacker, spanner, spadge means: A person suffering from cerebral palsy with spasm of the muscles.

Meaning of Spasm

Spasm means: A sudden, violent, and temporary effort or emotion; as, a spasm of repentance.

Meaning of Spasmodic

Spasmodic means: Of or pertaining to spasm; consisting in spasm; occuring in, or characterized by, spasms; as, a spasmodic asthma.

Meaning of Spastic

Spastic means: Of or pertaining to spasm; spasmodic; especially, pertaining to tonic spasm; tetanic.

Meaning of Tetanus

Tetanus means: A painful and usually fatal disease, resulting generally from a wound, and having as its principal symptom persistent spasm of the voluntary muscles. When the muscles of the lower jaw are affected, it is called locked-jaw, or lickjaw, and it takes various names from the various incurvations of the body resulting from the spasm.

Meaning of Spasmodic

Spasmodic means: A medicine for spasm.

Meaning of Spasticity

Spasticity means: A state of spasm.

Meaning of Rapture

Rapture means: A spasm; a fit; a syncope; delirium.

Meaning of Spasticity

Spasticity means: The tendency to, or capability of suffering, spasm.

Meaning of Hyperkinesis

Hyperkinesis means: Abnormally increased muscular movement; spasm.

Meaning of Opisthotonos

Opisthotonos means: A tetanic spasm in which the body is bent backwards and stiffened.

Meaning of Gird

Gird means: A stroke with a rod or switch; a severe spasm; a twinge; a pang.

Meaning of Start

Start means: A convulsive motion, twitch, or spasm; a spasmodic effort.

Meaning of Spasm

Spasm means: An involuntary and unnatural contraction of one or more muscles or muscular fibers.

Meaning of Colic

Colic means: A severe paroxysmal pain in the abdomen, due to spasm, obstruction, or distention of some one of the hollow viscera.

Meaning of Childcrowing

Childcrowing means: The crowing noise made by children affected with spasm of the laryngeal muscles; false croup.

Dictionary words and meanings

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Slang words and meanings

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