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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Spasm" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Spasm
A spasm is a sudden, involuntary contraction of a muscle, a group of muscles, or a hollow organ such as a heart, or a similarly sudden contraction of an orifice. It most commonly refers to a muscle cramp which is often accompanied by a sudden burst of pain, but is usually harmless and ceases after a few minutes. There are a variety of other causes of involuntary muscle contractions, which may be more serious, depending on the cause. - See link

 

Spasm in Spanish is Espasmo muscular
El espasmo muscular o calambre (Del fr. crampe, y este quizá del franco *kramp; cf. rampa ) es una contracción involuntaria de un músculo o grupo de ellos, que cursa con dolor leve o intenso, y que puede hacer que dichos músculos se endurezcan o se abulten. - See link

 

More information about Spasm in other websites
Definition of Spasm in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Spasm in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Spasm - See link.
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