renal colic

renal colic
noun
sharp pain in the lower back that radiates into the groin; associated with the passage of a renal calculus through the ureter
Hypernyms: ↑pain, ↑hurting

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noun
: the severe pain produced by the passage of a calculus from the kidney through the ureter

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