Vasospasm definition

vāzō-spăzəm
A sudden constriction of a blood vessel, causing a reduction in blood flow.
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A spastic constriction of a blood vessel.
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A sudden constriction of a blood vessel, causing a reduction in blood flow.
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Spasm of the blood vessels, leading to vasoconstriction and potentially tissue ischemia and necrosis.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
vasospasm
Plural:
vasospasms

Origin of vasospasm

  • vaso- +"Ž spasm

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