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colic

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noun col·ic \ˈkäl-ik\

Medical Definition of colic

  1. 1:  an attack of acute abdominal pain localized in a hollow organ or part (as the small intestine, ureter, or bile duct) and often caused by spasm, obstruction, or twisting

  2. 2:  a condition marked by recurrent episodes of prolonged and uncontrollable crying and irritability in an otherwise healthy infant that is of unknown cause and usually subsides after three to four months of age




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colic

adjective col·ic

Medical Definition of colic

  1. :  of or relating to colic :  colicky <colic crying>




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colic

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adjective co·lic \ˈkō-lik, ˈkäl-ik\

Medical Definition of colic

  1. :  of or relating to the colon <colic lymph nodes>





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