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, in the meaning defined above

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“Painter's colic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/painter%27s%20colic. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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painter's colic

noun
paint·​er's colic | \ ˈpānt-ərz- How to pronounce painter's colic (audio) \

Medical Definition of painter's colic

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

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