Definición de colic en inglés:

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colic

Pronunciación: /ˈkɒlɪk/

sustantivo

[mass noun]
Severe pain in the abdomen caused by wind or obstruction in the intestines and suffered especially by babies.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The pain of renal colic is due to obstruction of urinary flow, with subsequent increasing wall tension in the urinary tract.
  • People used to think that babies with colic were more likely to get asthma or allergies, but now doctors know that is not true.
  • In the mid eighteenth century a severe illness called the Devonshire colic was traced to lead poisoning from the metal used to seal holes in mills and presses.

Derivados

colicky

Pronunciación: /ˈkɒlɪki/
adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Patients complain of colicky abdominal pain, borborygmi and vomiting.
  • Diverticulosis may be misdiagnosed as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, because some of the symptoms such as colicky pain, are similar.
  • Kidney stones may present in different ways, but the classic presentation is with acute loin to groin colicky pain associated with nausea and vomiting.

Origen

Late Middle English: from Old French colique, from late Latin colicus, from colon (see colon2).

Palabras que riman con colic

alcoholic, anabolic, apostolic, bucolic, carbolic, chocoholic, diabolic, embolic, frolic, hydraulic, hyperbolic, melancholic, metabolic, parabolic, rollick, shambolic, shopaholic, symbolic, vitriolic, workaholic

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