Definition of Colicky

1. Adjective. Suffering from excessive gas in the alimentary canal.

Exact synonyms: Flatulent, Gassy
Similar to: Unhealthy
Derivative terms: Colic, Flatulence, Flatulency, Gas



Definition of Colicky

1. a. Pertaining to, or troubled with, colic; as, a colicky disorder.

Definition of Colicky

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or suffering from colic ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Colicky

1. pertaining to or associated with colic [adj COLICKIER, COLICKIEST]

Medical Definition of Colicky

1. Denoting or resembling the pain of colic. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colicky

colic teniae
colic vein
colic veins
colica
colical
colichemarde
colichemardes
colicin
colicin factors
colicine
colicines
colicinogeny
colicins
colickier
colickiest
colicky (current term)
colicoplegia
colicroot
colicroots
colics
colicweed
colicweeds
colies
coliform
coliform bacilli
coliform bacteria
coliforms
colimit
colimitation
colimits

Literary usage of Colicky

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1. Abdominal Pain by Norbert Ortner, Alfred P. Luger (1922)
"... characterized by sudden, intense, but rather continuous pains. colicky pains are comparatively rare. Real colicky pains will make us think first of ..."

2. Homœopathic therapeutics by Samuel Lilienthal (1879)
"Cramps in the abdomen ; violent, colicky, drawing- cutting pains in the abdomen ; abdomen drawn in ; colic not increased by pressure; violent spasms in ..."

3. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1906)
"He complained of colicky pains in the abdomen, the temperature had gone up 100, and the pulse was no. The median incision, though healed, looked a little ..."

4. Pain; Its Causation and Diagnostic Significance in Internal Diseases by Rudolph Schmidt, Karl Max Vogel (1908)
"colicky PAINS.—The classification of pains from the standpoint of their quality, as a rule, has but little practical diagnostic value. ..."

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