antispasmodic antispasmodic

Definition(s):

  • (n) a drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • They gave Dulles antibiotics to knock out the infection in the diverticulum and an antispasmodic to keep the gut still, put him on a low-residue diet to reduce its work.
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