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CELIAC

 Dictionary entry overview: What does celiac mean? 

CELIAC (adjective)
  The adjective CELIAC has 2 senses:

1. belonging to or prescribed for celiac disease
2. of or in or belonging to the cavity of the abdomen

  Familiarity information: CELIAC used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CELIAC (adjective)


Sense 1celiac [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Belonging to or prescribed for celiac disease

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

a celiac diet

Pertainym:

celiac disease (a disorder in children and adults; inability to tolerate wheat protein (gluten); symptoms include foul-smelling diarrhea and emaciation; often accompanied by lactose intolerance)


Sense 2celiac [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or in or belonging to the cavity of the abdomen

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

coeliac; celiac

Pertainym:

abdominal cavity (the cavity containing the major viscera; in mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm)


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