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Meaning of SPASTIC

Pronunciation:  'spastik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a person suffering from spastic paralysis
  2. [adj]  affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions; resembling a spasm; "convulsive motions"; "his body made a spasmodic jerk"; "spastic movements"
  3. [adj]  suffering from spastic paralysis; "a spastic child"
  4. [adj]  relating to or characterized by spasm; "a spastic colon"; "spastic paralysis is a spastic form of cerebral palsy"
 

SPASTIC is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: convulsive, ill, sick, spasmodic, unsteady
 
 See Also: paralytic

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Spas"tic\, a. [L. spasticus, Gr. ?, fr. ? to draw: cf.
F. spastique. See {Spasm}.] (Med.)
Of or pertaining to spasm; spasmodic; especially, pertaining
to tonic spasm; tetanic.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Characterized by spasms.
 

 

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