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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. acute abdominal pain (especially in infants);
[syn: colic, intestinal colic, gripes, griping]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Colic \Col"ic\, a. 1. Of or pertaining to colic; affecting the bowels. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the colon; as, the colic arteries. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster] Hepatic colic, the severe pain produced by the passage of a gallstone from the liver or gall bladder through the bile duct. 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. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

colic n 1: acute abdominal pain (especially in infants) [syn: colic, intestinal colic, gripes, griping]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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