Colic

form of pain

Colic is a form of pain that starts and stops quickly and out of nowhere. It happens because muscular contractions of a hollow tube (colon, gall bladder, ureter, etc.). This is done to remove an obstruction by forcing content out. It may cause sweating and vomiting.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Bhat, Sriram (2013). SRB's Manual of Surgery. p. 364. ISBN 9789350259443.