Definition of Spasmolytic

1. Noun. A drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles).

Exact synonyms: Antispasmodic, Antispasmodic Agent
Specialized synonyms: Atropine
Generic synonyms: Medicament, Medication, Medicinal Drug, Medicine



Definition of Spasmolytic

1. Adjective. (medicine) antispastic, antispasmodic ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spasmolytic

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Spasmolytic

1. Checking spasms, antispasmodic. Origin: Gr. Lysis = dissolution (05 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spasmolytic

spasmodic dysphonia
spasmodic laryngitis
spasmodic stricture
spasmodic tic
spasmodic torticollis
spasmodical
spasmodically
spasmogen
spasmogenic
spasmogenically
spasmogens
spasmoid
spasmology
spasmolygmus
spasmolysis
spasmolytic (current term)
spasmolytics
spasmoneme
spasmophilia
spasmophilic
spasmophilic diathesis
spasms
spasmus
spasmus caninus
spasmus coordinatus
spasmus glottidis
spasmus nictitans
spasmus nutans
spastastic
spastic

Literary usage of Spasmolytic

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1. Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances, Rtecs: A Comprehensive Guide edited by Doris V. Sweet (1993)
"... facilitant 08 Other (direct) parasympathomimetic 09 Intensity beta adrenergic effects 15 Smooth muscle relaxant (mechanism undefined, spasmolytic) 16 ..."

2. Cover Crops in West Africa: Contributing to Sustainable Agriculture by Daniel Buckles (1998)
"283) suggested that the basis of the plant extracts used "by indigenous people as an uterine stimulant lies in the spasmolytic action of indole- ..."

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