coeliac disease Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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coeliac diseasenoun [U]

UK (US celiac disease) uk   us   /ˈsiː.liː.æk.dɪˌziːz/
a ​medicalcondition in which the intestinereactsbadly to a ​type of proteincontained in ​gluten (= a ​substancefound in some ​grains): People with coeliac ​disease need to ​keep to a gluten-free ​diet.
(Definition of coeliac disease from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “coeliac disease”
in Chinese (Simplified) 乳糜泻…
in Chinese (Traditional) 腹腔疾病,乳糜瀉…
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