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English definition of “spasm”

spasm

noun [C, U]     /ˈspæzəm/
a sudden movement in your body caused when a muscle gets tight in a way that you cannot control: a back/muscle spasm to go into spasm Disorders of muscles and the nervous system
(Definition of spasm noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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