spasmolytic
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary spasmo- (from Greek spasmos spasm) + -lytic Date: circa 1935 tending or having the power to relieve spasms or convulsions • spasmolytic noun

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  • Spasmolytic — may refer to: # A type of muscle relaxant. # Spasmolytic a single by band Skinny Puppy …   Wikipedia

  • spasmolytic — 1. Relating to spasmolysis. 2. Denoting a chemical agent that relieves smooth muscle spasms. * * * spas·mo·lyt·ic .spaz mə lit ik adj tending or having the power to relieve spasms or convulsions <spasmolytic drugs> spas·mo·lyt·i·cal·ly i… …   Medical dictionary

  • spasmolytic — /spaz meuh lit ik/, Med. adj. 1. of or noting spasmolysis. n. 2. a spasmolytic substance; antispasmodic. Also, spasmolysant /spaz mol euh zeuhnt/. [1930 35; SPASM + O + LYTIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • spasmolytic — adjective antispastic, antispasmodic …   Wiktionary

  • spasmolytic — adj. able to relieve spasms or convulsions (Pharmacology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • spasmolytic — spas·mo·lyt·ic …   English syllables

  • spasmolytic — n. a drug that relieves spasm of smooth muscle. See also: antispasmodic …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • spasmolytic — noun a drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles) • Syn: ↑antispasmodic, ↑antispasmodic agent • Hypernyms: ↑medicine, ↑medication, ↑medicament, ↑medicinal drug …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spasmolytic (song) — Single infobox Name = Spasmolytic Artist = Skinny Puppy from Album = Too Dark Park Background = Released = 1991 Format = 12 , Cassette, CD Recorded = Genre = Industrial music Length = ? min ? s Label = Capitol Records Producer = Dave Ogilvie and… …   Wikipedia

  • spasmolytic polypeptide — trefoil factor 2 …   Medical dictionary

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