Thursday, November 26, 2009


renal colic,
sharp, severe pain in the lower back over the kidney, radiating forward into the groin. Renal colic usually accompanies forcible dilation of a ureter, followed by spasm as a stone is lodged or passed through it. See also urinary calculus.
Mosby's Medical Dictionary, 8th edition. © 2009, Elsevier.

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