Meaning of cardiospasm

car•di•o•spasm

Pronunciation: (kär'dē-u-spaz"um), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. failure of the muscle fibers at the lower end of the esophagus to relax, resulting in swallowing difficulty and regurgitation.
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