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spasmolytic

Syllabification: spas·mo·lyt·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌspazməˈlidik
 
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Medicine

Definition of spasmolytic in English:

adjective

noun

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A drug that relieves spasm of smooth muscle.
Example sentences
  • Currently, valerian is employed as a sleep aid or sedative and as a gastrointestinal spasmolytic.

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