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lead colic

[led]
noun Pathology.
  1. painter's colic.
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Examples from the Web for lead colic

Historical Examples

  • Those who work at it in a month or two catch the lead-colic.

    The Mysteries of Paris, Volume 5 of 6

    Eugne Sue

  • In cases of Lead-colic there is generally a paralysis of the muscular fibre of a certain portion of the intestine.

    The Action of Medicines in the System

    Frederick William Headland

  • Such is the pain produced by lead-colic, or by the passage of a gallstone or renal calculus.

    The Action of Medicines in the System

    Frederick William Headland


British Dictionary definitions for lead colic

lead colic

noun
  1. a symptom of lead poisoning characterized by intense abdominal painAlso called: painter's colic
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