from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See painter's colic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a violent form of intestinal colic, associated with obstinate constipation, produced by chronic lead poisoning.
  • n. See under Colic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. symptom of chronic lead poisoning and associated with obstinate constipation


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