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Dictionary entry overview: What does antispasmodic agent mean?
• ANTISPASMODIC AGENT (noun)
The noun ANTISPASMODIC AGENT has 1 sense:
1. a drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles)
Familiarity information: ANTISPASMODIC AGENT used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles)
Nouns denoting man-made objects
Hypernyms ("antispasmodic agent" is a kind of...):
Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "antispasmodic agent"):
atropine (a poisonous crystalline alkaloid extracted from the nightshade family; used as an antispasmodic and to dilate the eye pupil; also administered in large amounts as an antidote for organophosphate nerve agents or organophosphate insecticides)
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