celiac

adjective ce·li·ac \ˈsē-lē-ˌak\

Definition of celiac

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the abdominal cavity

  2. 2 :  relating to or used for celiac disease <a celiac diet>

Variants of celiac

or chiefly British

\ˈsē-lē-ˌak\

Origin and Etymology of celiac

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


First Known Use: 1662


Medical Dictionary

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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

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