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Related to gluten enteropathy: celiac disease
gluten enteropathy[‚glüt·ən ‚ent·ə′räp·ə·thē]
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.
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