The maids polish the silver, quiet the colicky infants, and iron dresses with 65 pleats on the waist.
It manifests itself by repeated attacks of colicky pain, apparently usually associated with the colon.
There may be pain on passing dung and also abdominal or colicky pain.
He attributed inflammations of the liver, of the pleura, colicky disturbances of the intestines, to this cause.
colicky pains in the transverse portions of the colon may also be mistaken for pains in the stomach.
He has attacks of colicky pains, indigestion, and constipation.
Usually, little or no pain is experienced, though at times and in certain individuals this may be severe and colicky.
Not long ago I was talking to the ignorant mother of a jaundiced, colicky child of two years of age.
There is evidence of colicky pain, and the abdomen is sensitive to pressure.
colicky pains occur, and in a case cited it was at one time very severe, at another only slight.
"disease characterized by severe abdominal pain," early 15c., from Late Latin colicus "pertaining to colic," from Greek kolikos, belonging to the kolon "lower intestine" (see colon (n.2)). The word was used in English late 14c. as an adjective, "affecting the colon." Related: Colicky (1742).
colicky col·ick·y (kŏl'ĭ-kē)
Relating to or affected by colic.
colic col·ic (kŏl'ĭk)
Spasmodic pains in the abdomen.
Paroxysms of pain with crying and irritability in young infants, due to a variety of causes, such as swallowing air, emotional upset, or overfeeding.