from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Variant of celiac.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Relating to the abdomen, or to the cavity of the abdomen.
- adj. Abbreviation of coeliac disease; used attributively.
- n. Someone who has coeliac disease.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or in or belonging to the cavity of the abdomen
I'm reminded of a woman with a similar history who turned out to have a condition called coeliac disease (which had been causing her only very mild bowel symptoms).
At the more severe end of the scale are illnesses such as coeliac disease.
Cases of iron-deficiency anaemia can be caused by heavy menstrual periods, chronic illness, kidney disease, gastrointestinal tumours, or processes such as coeliac disease.
"Some experts believe this is one of the reasons we're seeing an alarming increase in auto-immune disorders such as coeliac disease."
One of them is coeliac (cant eat wheat, or gluten or someting).
By Troy the Bloodman, March 3, 2010 @ 6: 00 pm sorry, coeliac!
If you have coeliac disease, eating wheat/gluten can cause MAJOR pain and difficulties.
Nevertheless Bimbos was still better in the old days when it used to be The Punters Club as for coeliac I once took a girl with this affliction to dinner at Longrain and she seemed fairly capable with the menu
As a coeliac who cannot drink ale you are advocating denying me the only alcoholic long drink available to me.
Gluten intolerance - otherwise known as coeliac disease - is an inflammatory condition of the digestive tract, caused by gluten - a protein found in wheat, rye, barley and oats.