uterine colic


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u·ter·ine col·ic

painful cramps of the uterine muscle sometimes occurring at the menstrual period, or in association with uterine disease.

uterine colic

Etymology: L, uterus + Gk, kolikos, pain in the colon
a spasmodic pain originating in the uterus. It is usually caused by dysmenorrhea or extrusion of a fibroid polyp.

uterine colic

Severe abdominal pain arising in the uterus, usually during the menstrual period.
See: dysmenorrhea
See also: colic
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