Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun spasm

2 senses of spasm

Sense 1
spasm, cramp, muscle spasm -- (a painful and involuntary muscular contraction)
       => symptom -- ((medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease)

Sense 2
spasm -- ((pathology) sudden constriction of a hollow organ (as a blood vessel))
       => constriction -- (the action or process of compressing)

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