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coeliac


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coeliac  \C[oe]"li*ac\,  Celiac  \Ce"li*ac\,  a.  [L.  coeliacus  Gr 
  ?,  fr  ?  belly,  fr  ?  hollow.] 
  Relating  to  the  abdomen,  or  to  the  cavity  of  the  abdomen. 
 
  {C[oe]liac  artery}  (Anat.),  the  artery  which  issues  from  the 
  aorta  just  below  the  diaphragm;  --  called  also  {c[oe]liac 
  axis}. 
 
  {C[oe]liac  flux},  {C[oe]liac  passion}  (Med.),  a  chronic  flux 
  or  diarrhea  of  undigested  food. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  coeliac 
  adj  :  of  or  in  or  belonging  to  the  cavity  of  the  abdomen  [syn:  {celiac}] 




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