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Definition of "antispasmodic" []

  • Relieving or preventing spasms, especially of smooth muscle. (adjective)
  • An antispasmodic agent. Also called spasmolytic. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "antispasmodic" in a sentence
  • "Parsley is a natural antispasmodic: in other words, it’s great for the digestion."
  • "This nervine herb is also "antispasmodic" which makes it great for people with constant nervous twitching."
  • "Phenazopyridine is an AZO dye that has been used as a genitourinary analgesic since the 1920's. 1 It is currently available as a single agent and in combination products with antiinfective agents such as sufisoxazole and sulfamethoxazole and with antispasmodic agents."