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colic

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈkɒlɪk/
When a baby has colic, it has a bad pain in the stomach.Digestive disordersChildren and babies
Translations of “colic”
in Spanish cólico…
in French colique(s)…
in German die Kolik…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指嬰兒的)腹絞痛,急性腹痛…
in Russian колика…
in Turkish karın ağrısı, kolik…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指婴儿的)腹绞痛,急性腹痛…
in Polish kolka…
(Definition of colic from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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