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Variant of celiac.


(ˈsiːlɪˌæk) or


(Anatomy) of or relating to the abdomen
(Pathology) a person who suffers from coeliac disease
[C17: from Latin coeliacus, from Greek koiliakos, from koilia belly]


or coe•li•ac

(ˈsi liˌæk)

of, pertaining to, or located in the cavity of the abdomen.
[1655–65; < Latin coeliacus < Greek koiliakós of the bowels =koilí(a) bowels, derivative of koîlos hollow + -akos -ac]
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Adj.1.coeliac - of or in or belonging to the cavity of the abdomen
koji boluje od celijakije
thuộc tạng phủ


سلياكيّ břišní glutenintolerant zöliakisch κοιλιακός celíaco keliakia- cœliaque koji boluje od celijakije celiaco 腹腔の 배의 abdominaal i bukhulen trzewny celíaco брюшной glutenintolerant ช่องท้อง karın boşluğu ile ilgili thuộc tạng phủ 下腹的
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