cardiospasm

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cardiospasm a spasm of the cardiac sphincter (between the esophagus and the stomach); if the cardiac sphincter does not relax during swallowing the passage of food into the stomach is obstructed
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cardiospasm Irregular muscular contractions at the esophageal opening of the stomach.
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