enteropathy

noun
en·​ter·​op·​a·​thy | \ ˌen-tə-ˈrä-pə-thē How to pronounce enteropathy (audio) \

Definition of enteropathy

: a disease of the intestinal tract

Examples of enteropathy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While an exact cause of death has yet to be revealed, Fowler had been battling autoimmune enteropathy — a condition that prevents the body from absorbing nutrition — since 2015, according to a GoFundMe page set up in his honor. Nicholas Rice, PEOPLE.com, 22 Nov. 2021

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First Known Use of enteropathy

circa 1842, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of enteropathy was circa 1842

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1 Dec 2021

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“Enteropathy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enteropathy. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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enteropathy

noun
en·​ter·​op·​a·​thy | \ ˌent-ə-ˈräp-ə-thē How to pronounce enteropathy (audio) \
plural enteropathies

Medical Definition of enteropathy

: a disease of the intestinal tract

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