/ (ˈsiːlɪˌæk) /
of or relating to the abdomen
a person who suffers from coeliac disease
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Word Origin for coeliac
C17: from Latin coeliacus, from Greek koiliakos, from koilia belly
Words nearby coeliac
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Example sentences 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.
Medical definitions for coeliac
[ sē′lē-ăk′ ]
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