Sentence Examples


  • He felt like a packaged pound of dog meat after slightly less than three hours sandwiched in his warm and comfortable bed between Ethel Rosewater's last frenzied spasm of pleasure and the screaming alarm clock.
  • His father died suddenly of spasm in the heart in 1801, and his early education was confided by his mother to her sister, Miss Delafield.
  • Health depends on the maintenance of a proper" tone "in the body - some diseases being produced by excess of tone, or" spasm "; others by" atony,"or want of tone.
  • Sodium nitrite, ethyl nitrite, amyl nitrite) cause relaxation of involuntary muscular fibre and therefore relieve the asthmatic attacks, which depend upon spasm of the involuntary muscles in the bronchial tubes.
  • This treatment is frequently very successful indeed in relaxing the bronchial spasm upon which the most obvious features of an attack depend.

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