Definition of enteropathy in English:


Syllabification: en·ter·op·a·thy
Pronunciation: /ˌentəˈräpəTHē

noun (plural enteropathies)

  • A disease of the intestine, especially the small intestine.
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    • Also known as celiac sprue, nontropical sprue and gluten-sensitive enteropathy, celiac disease occurs in people who have a susceptibility to gluten intolerance.
    • When the diagnosis of gluten-sensitive enteropathy is suspected, serologic tests can identify many affected patients.
    • To determine the cause of enteropathy, biopsies of the gastrointestinal tract were performed.

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