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Related to painter's colic: lead colic
Chronic intestinal pains and constipation caused by lead poisoning. Also called lead colic.
[So called because the disease is often caused by exposure to lead-based paint .]
(Pathology) pathol another name for lead colic
[C19: so called because it frequently affected people who worked with lead-based paints or similar substances]
lead poisoning causing intense intestinal pain.