Share this entry

coeliac disease

American English: /ˈsiliˌæk dəˌziz/
British English: /ˈsiːliak dɪˌziːz/


uncountable (British)
  • celiac disease
    Example sentences
    • Cystic fibrosis, chronic liver disease, and celiac disease are conditions that limit the body's ability to absorb nutrients.
    • The following year, he was diagnosed with celiac disease - intolerance to gluten in food that results in intestinal and other disorders.
    • I have celiac disease and must avoid gluten, which is found in anything with wheat, rye, barley and oats.
Definition of coeliac disease in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.