A chronic nutritional disorder, usually of young children, caused by faulty absorption of gluten in the intestines and characterized by diarrhea and malnutrition.
Webster's New World
US spelling of coeliac disease.
Celiac-disease Sentence Examples
You may also consider taking a vitamin if you have celiac disease or other gastrointestinal condition.
The company has since reached out to others with special dietary needs including those with food allergies or food sensitivities such as celiac disease patients and others needing gluten free products.
Though the immune system is involved, celiac disease does not behave as a true allergy.
Since the body's own immune system causes the damage, celiac disease is classified as an autoimmune disorder.
Each person with celiac disease is affected differently.