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antigliadin

adjective an·ti·gli·a·din \ -ˈglī-əd-ən \

medical Definition of antigliadin

: of, relating to, or being an antibody produced in response to the presence of gliadin (as in those affected with celiac disease)
  • Gliadin is part of the gluten protein that can be extracted from wheat and, in some people, can cause an autoimmune type of reaction creating the antigliadin antibodies.
  • The Iowa City Press-Citizen8 Nov. 2003

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