Translation of paroxysm in Spanish:

paroxysm

paroxismo, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈparəksɪz(ə)m//ˈpɛrəkˌsɪzəm/

noun

Medicine

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    paroxismo masculine
    acceso violento masculine
    a paroxysm of anger un ataque de furia
    • in a paroxysm of grief en el paroxismo del dolor
    • the news sent them into paroxysms of laughter la noticia los hizo desternillarse de risa
    • Trials are in progress to evaluate pacemakers that detect trends in heart rate and ectopy known to be associated with paroxysms of atrial fibrillation and that initiate single site or multisite pacing in response to these changes.
    • Repeated trauma, as in paroxysms of cough, can produce inelastic deformation in the most vulnerable part of the ribs, the middle third.
    • Repetitive episodes of coronary artery spasm and paroxysms of hypertension may result in endothelial damage, coronary artery dissection, and acceleration of atherosclerosis.
    • Of more interest is a sub-group of patients with runs of atrial ectopy, which degenerate to paroxysms of atrial fibrillation.
    • They included non smoking adults with paroxysms of dyspnoea, wheezing and cough, who improved with drug therapy.