- a drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles)
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Medication that relieved gastro-intestinal muscle cramps, especially in the abdomen.
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A substance that will relieve or prevent spasms, usually of the smooth muscles of the intestinal tract, bronchi, or uterus.(Examples: barbiturates, Garrya.)
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Relieves or prevents spasms, cramps, and convulsions.
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Antispasmodic: 1) A medication that lowers the incidence of or prevents seizures. 2) A medication that lowers the incidence of or prevents muscle spasms.
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An`ti·spas·mod'ic adjective (Medicine)
Good against spasms. -- noun
A medicine which prevents or allays spasms or convulsions.
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<pharmacology> An agent that relieves spasm. ... (13 Jan 1998) ...
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a drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles)
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(an″te-) (an″ti-spaz-mod´ik) preventing or relieving spasms. an agent that does this; called also spasmolytic.
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• (n.) A medicine which prevents or allays spasms or convulsions. • (a.) Good against spasms.
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an agent that relieves spasm.
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antispasmodic 1. Relieving spasm, usually of smooth muscle, as in arteries, bronchi, intestine, bile duct, ureters, or sphincters, but also of voluntary muscle. 2. An agent that relieves spasm.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: an′tē-spaz-mod′ik Definitions: 1. Preventing or alleviating muscle spasms (cramps). 2. An agent that quiets spasm.
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An antispasmodic (synonym: spasmolytic) is a drug or an herb that suppresses muscle spasms. ==Smooth muscle spasm== One type of antispasmodics is used for smooth muscle contraction, especially in tubular organs of the gastrointestinal tract. The effect is to prevent spasms of the stomach, intestine or urinary bladder. Both dicyclomine and hyoscyam
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