SPASMOD'IC, a. Consisting in spasm; as a spasmodic affection.
SPASMOD'IC, n. A medicine good for removing spasm; but I believe the word generally employed in anti-spasmodic.
SPAS-MOD'IC, a. [Gr. σπασμος, spasm, and ειδος, likeness; implying something which is like spasm, without being such; Fr. spasmodique; It. spasmodico.]
Relating to spasm; consisting in spasm; as, a spasmodic affection.
A medicine good for removing spasm; but I believe the word generally employed is anti-spasmodic.
- Of or pertaining to spasm;
consisting in spasm; occuring in, or characterized by, spasms; as, a
medicine for spasm.
- Soon relaxed or exhausted; convulsive;
intermittent; as, spasmodic zeal or industry.