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celiac

adjective ce·li·ac \ˈsē-lē-ˌak\

Definition of celiac

  1. :  of or relating to the abdominal cavity



Variants of celiac

also coeliac \ˈsē-lē-ˌak\

Origin of celiac

Latin coeliacus, from Greek koiliakos, from koilia cavity, from koilos hollow — more at cave


First Known Use: 1662


Medical Dictionary

1

celiac

adjective ce·li·ac

Medical Definition of celiac

  1. 1:  of or relating to the abdominal cavity

  2. 2:  belonging to or prescribed for celiac disease <the celiac syndrome> <a celiac diet>



Variants of celiac

or chiefly British coeliac \ˈsē-lē-ˌak\play

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celiac

noun ce·li·ac

Medical Definition of celiac

  1. :  a celiac part (as a nerve)



Variants of celiac

or chiefly British coeliac

Learn More about celiac

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "celiac"


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