cheirospasm chei·ro·spasm or chi·ro·spasm (kī’rə-spāz’əm)
Spasm of the muscles of the hand, as in writers’ cramp.
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[che-kah] /ˈtʃɛ kɑ/ noun 1. (in the Soviet Union) the state secret-police organization (1917–22), succeeded by the GPU. /ˈtʃɛka/ noun 1. (Russian history) the secret police set up in 1917 by the Bolshevik government: reorganized in the Soviet Union in Dec 1922 as the GPU early Soviet secret police, 1921, from Russian initials of Chrezvychainaya […]
[che-joo] /ˈtʃɛˈdʒu/ noun 1. Formerly Quelpart. an island S of and belonging to South Korea. 718 sq. mi. (1860 sq. km). 2. a city on and the capital of this island, on the N coast. /ˈtʃɛˈdʒuː/ noun 1. a volcanic island in the N East China Sea, southwest of Korea: constitutes a province (Cheju-do) of […]
[che-kyang; Chinese juh-gyahng] /ˈtʃɛˈkyæŋ; Chinese ˈdʒʌˈgyɑŋ/ noun 1. Older Spelling. . /ˈtʃɛˈkjæŋ; -kaɪˈæŋ/ noun 1. a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Zhejiang