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English Dictionary: intestinal colic by the DICT Development Group
2 results for intestinal colic
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
intestinal colic
  1. acute abdominal pain (especially in infants) [syn: colic, intestinal colic, gripes, griping]
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Colic \Col"ic\, n. [F. colique, fr. L. colicus sick with the
      colic, GR. [?], fr. [?], [?], the colon. The disease is so
      named from its being seated in or near the colon. See
      {Colon}.] (Med.)
      A severe paroxysmal pain in the abdomen, due to spasm,
      obstruction, or distention of some one of the hollow viscera.
      {Hepatic colic}, the severe pain produced by the passage of a
            gallstone from the liver or gall bladder through the bile
      {Intestinal colic}, [or] {Ordinary colic}, pain due to
            distention of the intestines by gas.
      {Lead colic}, {Painter's colic}, a violent form of intestinal
            colic, associated with obstinate constipation, produced by
            chronic lead poisoning.
      {Renal colic}, the severe pain produced by the passage of a
            calculus from the kidney through the ureter.
      {Wind colic}. See {Intestinal colic}, above.
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