Definition of Intestinal colic
1. Noun. Acute abdominal pain (especially in infants).
Specialized synonyms: Lead Colic, Painter's Colic
Generic synonyms: Hurting, Pain
Derivative terms: Colicky
Lexicographical Neighbors of Intestinal Colic
Literary usage of Intestinal colic
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Diseases of the Stomach, Intestines, and Pancreas by Robert Coleman Kemp (1917)
"... and strychnin are of tonic value in the nervous cases. Massage, friction, and a tight abdominal band are useful. INTESTINAL PAIN (intestinal colic ..."
2. A System of Practical Medicine by William Pepper, Louis Starr (1885)
"... (intestinal colic). Вг WW JOHNSTON, MD HISTORY.—Colic is described by Hippocrates.1 He recommended the use of emetics and gave other sound advice ..."
3. The Theory and practice of medicine by Frederick Thomas Roberts (1884)
"It is very probable that neuralgic pains may be felt in connection with the intestines, corresponding to gastralgia in the stomach ; intestinal colic, ..."