nontropical sprue


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non·trop·i·cal sprue

 (nŏn′trŏp′ĭ-kəl)
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Celiac disease is also known as celiac sprue, nontropical sprue, and gluten-sensitive enteropathy.
Coeliac disease (CD), formerly named nontropical sprue or coeliac sprue (from the Dutch word sprue) is an immunemediated intolerance to gluten (from wheat, barley, or rye) in genetically susceptible individuals.
Celiac disease (also called celiac sprue, nontropical sprue, or gluten-sensitive enteropathy) is an autoimmune disorder classified by intestinal inflammation and malabsorption in response to dietary gluten--a storage protein component of wheat gliadins.