Translation of cramp in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /kræmp/


  • 1 u and c calambre (masculine), rampa (feminine) (Spain/España) I've got (a) cramp in my leg se me ha acalambrado la pierna, me ha dado un calambre or (in Spain also/en España también) (una) rampa en la pierna (stomach) cramps retorcijones or (Spain/España) retortijones en el estómago I got writer's cramp me empezó a doler la mano de tanto escribir
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    • The runner suffers severe muscle pain and cramp as well as crippling abdominal discomfort.
    • The etiology of nocturnal leg muscle cramps is not clear.
    • For a number of years, quinine sulfate has been widely used for the treatment of nocturnal leg muscle cramps.

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