spasmodic


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Related to spasmodic: Spasmodic croup, Spasmodic torticollis
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affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions

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occurring in spells and often abruptly

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In spasmodic dysphonia, the muscles inside the vocal folds experience sudden involuntary movements - called spasms - which interfere with the ability of the folds to vibrate and produce voice.
Spasmodic dysphonia impairs communication and can make it a constant struggle to get sentences out.
Spasmodic dysphonia was thought to be a psychological condition and was described initially as a type of psychoneurosis from either occupational stress or emotional trauma.
Spasmodic dysphonia (SD) is a laryngeal dystonia that occurs when speaking.
Spasmodic dysphonia (SD) is a voice disorder characterized by involuntary movements or spasms that prevent the normal vibrations of the vocal cords and the production of a normal voice (see Figure 1).
It is mostly used in combination with other agents such as paracetamol for general pain and with dicyclomine for spasmodic pain," Dr C.
The pain in stiffness is caused by muscle spasms and goes by the name of spasmodic torticollis.
A history of spasmodic funding, political bickering leading to a lack of long-term strategy, ineffective and top-loaded management and the occasional bout of intransigent union activity has not helped.
This is her debut song and it sounds like an American import - full of bravado and spasmodic beats.
Lianne Morgan's condition - called Spasmodic Dysphonia - means her voice cuts off when she speaks because of muscle spasms.
Parker knows there is room for improvement with England only posing a spasmodic threat in attack.
Although not a parody by any stretch of the imagination, it's packed with humorous moments, from the spasmodic "possession" animations to wry missions that will please anyone who's ever got a fail from a driving instructor.
They seem to very spasmodic in their selection of potential targets.
Furthermore, he was admitted to the hospital pediatric ward intensive care unit, after developing acute kidney failure, breathing problems and spasmodic convulsions due to acute inflammation of the brain and the diffuse bone marrow metastasis.