His father died suddenly of spasm in the heart in 1801, and his early education was confided by his mother to her sister, Miss Delafield.
There is consequently spasm of accommodation, so that clear vision of distant objects becomes impossible.
He felt like a packaged pound of dog meat after slightly less than three hours sandwiched in his warm and comfortable bed between Ethel Rosewater's last frenzied spasm of pleasure and the screaming alarm clock.
This treatment is frequently very successful indeed in relaxing the bronchial spasm upon which the most obvious features of an attack depend.
Expectorants increase the bronchial secretions; antispasmodics relax the spasm of the muscular coat of the bronchial tubes, e.g.