- coeliac disease,
Origin of celiac
Examples from the Web for coeliac
The coeliac axis is a thick, short artery, which almost immediately divides into the gastric, hepatic and splenic branches.
The paroxysmal and neuralgic character of the pain indicates implication of the coeliac plexus.
Word Origin for coeliac
1660s, from Latin coeliacus, from Greek koiliakos "pertaining to the bowels," also "pain in the bowels," from koilia "bowels, abdominal cavity, intestines, tripe" from koilos "hollow," from PIE root *keue- "to swell; vault, hole" (see cumulus).