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col·ic

 (kŏl′ĭk)
n.
1. Severe abdominal pain caused by spasm, obstruction, or distension of any of the hollow viscera, such as the intestines.
2. A condition of unknown cause seen in infants less than three months old, marked by periods of inconsolable crying lasting for hours at a time for at least three weeks.
adj. (also kō′lĭk)
Of, relating to, or affecting the colon.

[Middle English colik, affecting the colon, colic, from Old French colique, from Latin cōlica (passiō), (suffering) of the colon, feminine of cōlicus, from Greek kōlikos, from kolon, kōlon, colon.]

col′ick·y (kŏl′ĭ-kē) adj.

colicky

(ˈkɒlɪkɪ)
adj
(Pathology) relating to or suffering from colic
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.colicky - suffering from excessive gas in the alimentary canal
unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"
Translations

colicky

[ˈkɔlɪkɪ] ADJ [baby] → que padece de cólicos; [pain] → de cólico
to be colickytener un cólico

colicky

[ˈkɒlɪki] adj [baby] → qui souffre de coliques; [pain] → dû(e) à des coliques
to be colicky [baby] → souffrir de coliques

colicky

[ˈkɒlɪkɪ] adjche soffre di coliche

col·ick·y

a. rel. al cólico.
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Whenever he had a touch of his old colicky gout, he said it did him more good than any thing else in the world.
Jennings, though regretting that she had not been five minutes earlier, was satisfied with the compromise; and Elinor, as she swallowed the chief of it, reflected, that though its effects on a colicky gout were, at present, of little importance to her, its healing powers, on a disappointed heart might be as reasonably tried on herself as on her sister.
They had borrowed a melodeum -- a sick one; and when everything was ready a young woman set down and worked it, and it was pretty skreeky and colicky, and everybody joined in and sung, and Peter was the only one that had a good thing, according to my notion.
This time he thought he could detect colicky symptoms, and he began to encourage them with considerable hope.
The level of discomfort is such that comforting a colicky baby can seem all but impossible.
Pain in the left side of your abdomen, low down, it comes and goes, it's sometimes colicky, you have intermittent diarrhoea and constipation.
Choledochal cysts are congenital bile duct anomalies which result in sharp shooting colicky pain and jaundice in the child and require complete excision.
After three days of treatment, the patient complained of having colicky abdominal pain and hematochezia.
This might not be the case for many women here, especially those who prefer to breastfeed, those who have had caesarean sections, those who were debilitated by pregnancy, childbirth, late nights, irregular feedings, colicky babies.
a stooped, colicky elder with a one--syllable sickness
The persistent distinctive features were chronic intermittent pain followed by the passage of flatus (54%), severe right lower quadrant colicky pain (31%) and abdominal distention (59%).