Origin of celiacClassical Latin coeliacus from Classical Greek koiliakos from koilia: see -coele
Origin of celiacLatin coeliacus from Greek koiliakos from koiliā abdomen from koilos hollow ; see keuə- in Indo-European roots.
- (US, anatomy) Of, pertaining to or located within the abdomen or abdominal cavity.
- (US, medicine) Of or pertaining to celiac disease.
- Someone who has celiac disease.
celiac - Medical Definition
also coeliac (sē′lē-ăk′)