Translation of spastic in Spanish:

spastic

espástico, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈspæstɪk/ /ˈspastɪk/

adjective

  • 1

    Medicine
    espástico
    • Here the symptoms were epileptic seizures, spastic movements, dance-like twitching, and formication.
    • Typically, clients experiencing spastic paralysis are only able to use the involved limb in a limited manner because they lack the motor control needed for most activities.
    • He has cerebral palsy affecting his whole body with spastic, continuous purposeless movements.
    • Tetanus is an acute, spastic paralytic illness caused by a toxin released from the bacterium Clostridium tetani.
  • 2slang, offensive

    (incompetent, pathetic)
    tarado dated, offensive

noun

  • 1dated

    (person with cerebral palsy)
    espástico masculine dated, offensive
    espástica feminine dated, offensive
    • The concept of independent living among persons with disability including spastics and the mentally challenged is picking up all over the globe.
  • 2slang, offensive

    (clumsy, incompetent person)
    tarado (mental) masculine informal, offensive
    tarada (mental) feminine informal, offensive