graphospasm etymology

English word graphospasm comes from English spasm, English grapho- (Writing.)

Detailed word origin of graphospasm

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
spasm English (eng) A sudden and temporary burst of energy, activity, or emotion.. A sudden, involuntary contraction of a muscle, a group of muscles, or a hollow organ.. A violent, excruciating seizure of pain. To produce and undergo a spasm.
grapho- English (eng) Writing.
graphospasm English (eng) (medicine) Writer's cramp, muscular spasms in the thumb and forefinger that occur when writing.

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