Definition of vasospastic in US English:

vasospastic

adjective

  • See vasospasm

    • ‘Concerning the pattern of coronary reaction, coronary constriction following acupuncture showed a relationship to patients with vasospastic angina.’
    • ‘Rutherford then goes on to explain how to detect whether hand symptoms are due to arterial obstruction or to a vasospastic process.’
    • ‘The present study investigated whether Mg prevents coronary spasm in patients with vasospastic angina.’
    • ‘PVA has been associated with vasospastic disorders such as Raynaud's phenomenon and migraine headaches.’
    • ‘The remaining vasospastic anginal attacks spontaneously subsided in a few minutes without the administration of nitrates.’

Pronunciation

vasospastic

/ˌvāzō-/