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spasmophilia

Syllabification: spas·mo·phil·i·a
Pronunciation: /ˌspazməˈfilēə
 
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Definition of spasmophilia in English:

noun

Medicine
Undue tendency of the muscles to contract, caused by ionic imbalance in the blood, or associated with anxiety disorders.
Example sentences
  • Stress kills, and spasmophilia only alerts people to slow down in their effort.

Derivatives

spasmophile

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Pronunciation: /ˈspazməˌfīl/
noun
Example sentences
  • If good nutrition is important for all people, it is all the more so for spasmophiles, who tend to use up their reserves much more quickly.

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