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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But it can be fatal for those with chronic heart, lung, liver or kidney disease, diabetes, spleen problems, sickle cell disease, coeliac syndrome and a depressed immune system.