protospasm

protospasm

(1) Jacksonian seizure, see there. 
(2) A nonspecific term for any muscular spasm that begins in one site and spreads to the rest of the body.
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protospasm

(prō′tō-spăzm) [Gr. protos, first, + spasmos, a convulsion]
A spasm beginning in one area and extending to other parts.
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