coeliac disease

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coeliac disease

n
(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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2005) Age related clinical features of childhood coeliac disease in Australia.
Patchy villous atrophy of the duodenum in childhood coeliac disease.

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