coeliac, celiac

(adjective) of or in or belonging to the cavity of the abdomen


(adjective) belonging to or prescribed for celiac disease; “a celiac diet”

Source: WordNet® 3.1



celiac (not comparable)

(US, anatomy) Of, pertaining to or located within the abdomen or abdominal cavity.

(US, medicine) Of or pertaining to celiac disease.


celiac (plural celiacs)

Someone who has celiac disease.


• acicle, calice

Source: Wiktionary

Ce"li*ac, a. (Anat.)

Definition: See Coellac.

Coe"li*ac, Ce"li*ac, a. Etym: [L. coeliacus, Gr.

Definition: Relating to the abdomen, or to the cavity of the abdomen. Coeliac artery (Anat.), the artery which issues from the aorta just below the diaphragm; -- called also coeliac axis.

– Coeliac flux, Coeliac passion (Med.), a chronic flux or diarrhea of undigested food.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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