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1. A sustained tight contraction of the muscle sphincter at the lower end of the throat that obstructs the passage of food.
2. Failure of the muscle fibers at the lower end of the esophagus to relax, resulting in swallowing difficulty and regurgitation.
This entry is located in the following units: cardio-, cardi-, card- (page 7) spasmo-, spasm-, spas- + (page 1)