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Related to spasmogen: status cribrosus, empyocele, Aquino sign, arteriae nervorum, hypopepsia, normosmic
A substance causing contraction of smooth muscle; for example, histamine.
any substance that can produce smooth muscle contractions, as in the bronchioles. Examples are histamine, bradykinin, and serotonin.
Relating to or marked by spasm.
[G. spasmōdes, convulsive, fr. spasmos, + eidos, form]
spasmogen(spăz′mō-jĕn) [″ + gennan, to produce]
Something that causes spasms or constrictions, such as in the bronchospasm associated with asthma.