spasm

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a violent, excruciating seizure of pain

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CpG does this by simultaneously suppressing allergic (Th2-type) immune responses that can result in airway inflammation and bronchial spasm, and inducing more normal (Th1-type) immune responses that promote non-allergic antibody and cellular responses.
March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --For people who are allergic to fragrances, tasks like finding a hotel room, renting a car, or going to a party become a major ordeal because the fragrances left behind can cause bronchial spasms, confusion, rashes and even aggression.
It can be troublesome for asthmatics because cold, dry air can bring bronchial spasms.
Salbutamol administered to asthmatics acts on smooth muscle to reduce bronchial spasms, but managing director Peter Boonen said a capsule form of the drug could "turn off fat receptors".
He has bronchial spasms and is unable to breathe at the moment.