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vasospasm, vasospastic
1. Sustained contraction of the muscular walls of the blood vessels with a resultant reduction in blood flow.
2. The sudden constriction of an artery, leading to a decrease in its diameter and in the amount of blood it can deliver.
This entry is located in the following units: spasmo-, spasm-, spas- + (page 4) vas-, vaso-, vasi- + (page 3)