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spasmophilia Line breaks: spas¦mo|philia
Pronunciation: /ˌspazmə(ʊ)ˈfɪlɪə/

Definition of spasmophilia in English:


[mass 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.



Pronunciation: /ˈspazmə(ʊ)fʌɪl/
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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