gluten enteropathy


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gluten enteropathy

[‚glüt·ən ‚ent·ə′räp·ə·thē]
(medicine)
A malabsorption disease characterized by inflammation and loss of the normal architecture of the small intestine following ingestion of some proteins. Also known as celiac sprue, nontropical sprue.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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