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spasm

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˈspæz.əm/
when a muscle suddenly and uncontrollably becomes tighter
抽搐,痉挛
a muscle/muscular spasm
肌肉抽搐
mainly UK My leg suddenly went into spasm.
我的腿突然抽筋了。
Disorders of muscles and the nervous system
spasm of sth a short period of something, especially something uncontrollable
(尤指难以控制的)一阵…
a spasm of guilt/coughing/laughing
一阵内疚/咳嗽/大笑
Periods of time - general words
Translations of “spasm”
in Vietnamese sự co thắt…
in Spanish espasmo…
in Thai การชักกระตุกของกล้ามเนื้อ…
in Malaysian kekejangan otot…
in French spasme…
in German der Krampf…
in Chinese (Traditional) 抽搐,痙攣…
in Indonesian sentakan…
in Russian спазм, судорога…
in Turkish kasılma, spazm…
in Polish skurcz…
(Definition of spasm from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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