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painter's colic

noun
1.
Pathology. lead poisoning causing intense intestinal pain.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25
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painter's colic

noun
1.
(pathol) another name for lead colic
Word Origin
C19: so called because it frequently affected people who worked with lead-based paints or similar substances
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painter colic in Medicine

painter's colic paint·er's colic (pān'tərz)
n.
Chronic intestinal pains and constipation caused by lead poisoning.

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