from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A disease of the intestinal tract.

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  • n. An intestinal disorder or disease.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Disease of the intestines.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, disease of the intestines.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a disease of the intestinal tract


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From entero- + -pathy.


  • He told me I've got a cancer called enteropathy-associated T-cell lymphoma - which only afflicts a small percentage of the small percentage of people who develop celiac disease. Philadelphia Weekly

  • On top of all these, many millions are affected by tropical enteropathy, where the gut wall is damaged and nutrient absorption is reduced – in effect, wasting food.

    Sanitation MDG is badly off track, but a community-led approach could fix that | Robert Chambers

  • That was the beginning of a rapid series of appointments, tests, Internet searches and frustration before I was finally diagnosed through a biopsy with celiac disease, also known as gluten-sensitive enteropathy.

    Getting the Gluten Out

  • They don't have to have a gluten enteropathy, it could be a low grade thing and that causes inflammation, so I say get rid of the bread, get rid of the potatoes and the sugar completely.

    CNN Transcript May 28, 2005

  • Gluten Sensitivity A special form of food allergy is the disease called gluten-sensitive enteropathy, celiac disease, or sprue, in which the body forms defensive antibodies against a portion of the harmless gliadin proteins in wheat, barley, rye, and possibly oats.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • This problem, which is called protein-losing enteropathy, may be related to a condition known as sprue or “celiac sprue” or inflammatory bowel disease.


  • GPR15 has been associated with rheumatoid arthritis and HIV-mediated enteropathy, a chronic intestinal illness in HIV-infected patients.

  • Celiac disease, also known as gluten-sensitive enteropathy

    NYT > Home Page

  • The study "Oral infection of weanling foals with an equine isolate of Lawsonia intracellularis, agent of equine proliferative enteropathy" was published online ahead of print in the March Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. News

  • Weanling foals that come down with equine proliferative enteropathy (EPE) will recover if they are treated properly, so owners should look for this emerging disease in sick foals, said Nicola Pusterla, DVM, PhD, Dipl. News


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