painter's colic

noun

Definition of painter's colic

: intestinal colic associated with obstinate constipation due to chronic lead poisoning

First Known Use of painter's colic

1822

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painter's colic

noun paint·er's colic \ ˈpānt-ərz- \

medical Definition of painter's colic

: intestinal colic associated with obstinate constipation due to chronic lead poisoning

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