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nontropical sprue

[ nŏn-trŏpĭ-kəl ]
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n.
celiac disease
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How to use nontropical sprue in a sentence

  • Some tops of sprue grass may be boiled in a little stock till tender, and rubbed through a tamis.

    The Art of Cookery|John Mollard
  • There is a strange story told in Shanghai about a certain remedy for a horrible disease called "sprue."

    Changing China|William Gascoyne-Cecil
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