Spastic

This is has a simple meaning when used by doctors, i.e. stiffness of muscles or joints, but it has an outmoded (and sometimes offensive) definition too i.e. cerebral palsy
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Spastic

The word spastic is used differently depending on the geographic location of its use and the version of the English language in use there, which has led to some controversy and misunderstanding of the nature and appropriateness of the word. Derived via Latin from the Greek spastikos (`drawing in` or `tugging`), the word at its root still refer...
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Spastic

• (a.) Of or pertaining to spasm; spasmodic; especially, pertaining to tonic spasm; tetanic.
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spastic

(Gr. spastikos) 1. of the nature of or characterized by spasms. 2. hypertonic, so that the muscles are stiff and the movements awkward. 3. a person exhibiting spasticity, such as occurs in spastic paralysis or in cerebral palsy.
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spastic

(spas┬┤tik) characterized by spasms, or tightening of the muscles, causing stiff and awkward movements and in some cases a scissorslike gait.
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spastic

1. Of the nature of or characterised by spasms. ... 2. Hypertonic, so that the muscles are stiff and the movements awkward. ... 3. A person exhibiting spasticity, such as occurs in spastic paralysis or in cerebral palsy. ... Origin: Gr. Spastikos ... (13 Nov 1997) ...
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spastic

adjective suffering from spastic paralysis; `a spastic child`
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Spastic

Spas'tic adjective [ Latin spasticus , Greek ..., from ... to draw: confer French spastique . See Spasm .] (Medicine) Of or pertaining to spasm; spasmodic; especially, pertaining to tonic spasm; tetanic.
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spastic

Of the nature of or characterized by spasms or spasticity
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Spastic

Refers to muscles that are stiff and contract in an uncontrolled way (have spasms). It occurs when the nervous system can no longer control muscle activity properly, such as with a spinal cord injury.
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spastic

spastic 1. Of the nature of or characterized by spasms. 2. Hypertonic (high tension), so that the muscles are stiff and the movements awkward. 3. Relating to spasm or to spasticity; that is, affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions; resembling a spasm
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Spastic

Spastic is derogatory slang for a clumsy, incapable, or incompetent person.
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spastic

Term applied generally to limbs with impaired movement, stiffness, and resistance to passive movement, and to any body part (such as the colon) affected with spasm
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spastic

Type: Term Pronunciation: spas′tik Definitions: 1. Relating to spasm or to spasticity. Synonyms: hypertonic1
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spastic

[adj] - relating to or characterized by spasm 2. [adj] - suffering from spastic paralysis 3. [n] - a person suffering from spastic paralysis
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