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A chronic gastrointestinal disease characterized by sensitivity to gluten and malabsorption from the small intestine, resulting in diarrhea, stools with high fat content, and nutritional and vitamin deficiencies. Also called celiac sprue . Also called gluten-sensitive enteropathy . Also called nontropical sprue .