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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
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 Chinese (Simplified) 抽搐,痉挛…
in Polish skurcz…
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