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Borrowed from French colique. Ultimately derived from Ancient Greek κωλικός (kōlikós, suffering in the colon, adj).

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colic (countable and uncountable, plural colics)

  1. (pathology) Severe pains that grip the abdomen or the disease that causes such pains (due to intestinal or bowel related problems).
  2. A medicinal plant used to relieve such symptoms.

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colic (not comparable)

  1. Relating to the colon; colonic.

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