coeliac disease

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coeliac disease

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(Pathology) a chronic intestinal disorder caused by sensitivity to the protein gliadin contained in the gluten of cereals, characterized by distention of the abdomen and frothy and pale foul-smelling stools
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Celiac disease, also known as gluten sensitive enteropathy, is a genetic condition wherein not only does the body not produce the enzymes necessary to break down gluten, it also recognizes it as a pathogen.
Increased protein expression of matrix metalloproteinases-1, -3, and -9 and TIMP-1 in patients with gluten sensitive enteropathy.
Celiac disease, also known as gluten sensitive enteropathy, is an immune-related disorder in which gluten, one of the proteins in wheat, barley and rye, damages the lining of the small intestine.