A series of muscle spasms induced by sudden stretching or certain nervous diseases
An involuntary, spasmodic muscle contraction causing severe pain.
(Informal) A period or fit of some illness, indisposition, etc.
A sudden, sharp pain; twinge
The slight, continuous partial contraction characteristic of a normal relaxed muscle
An abnormal condition characterized by periodic painful muscular spasms and tremors, caused by faulty calcium metabolism and associated with diminished function of the parathyroid glands.
A sudden onset of pain or emotion.
The definition of a paroxysm is a sudden attack that happens periodically from a disease or illness.
A sudden sharp bodily pain:
Complete or partial muscle paralysis, often accompanied by loss of sensation and uncontrollable body movements or tremors.
Bodily suffering characterized by such feelings:
Any sudden, uncontrollable attack; paroxysm
A painful cramp or muscle spasm, as in the back or neck.
An uncontrolled fit, as of laughter; a paroxysm.
Extreme emotional disturbance; perturbation.
A twinge or spasm of pain
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