Definition of spasmophilia in English:

spasmophilia

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

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

Derivatives

spasmophile

Pronunciation: /ˈspazmə(ʊ)fʌɪl/
noun
More 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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