a chronic intestinal disorder caused by sensitivity to the protein gliadin contained in the gluten of cereals, characterized by distention of the abdomen and frothy and pale foul-smelling stools
[see-luh m] /ˈsi ləm/ noun, plural coeloms, coelomata [si-loh-muh-tuh] /sɪˈloʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA). Zoology. 1. the body cavity of higher metazoans, between the body wall and intestine, lined with a mesodermal epithelium. /ˈsiːləʊm; -ləm/ noun 1. the body cavity of many multicellular animals, situated in the mesoderm and containing the digestive tract and other […]
[see-luh-meyt, si-loh-mit] /ˈsi ləˌmeɪt, sɪˈloʊ mɪt/ adjective 1. having a . noun 2. a coelomate animal. n. 1883, from Coelomata (1877), from Modern Latin neuter plural of coelomatus, from Greek koilomat- “hollow, cavity,” from PIE root *kel- (see cell).
[see-luh-skohp] /ˈsi ləˌskoʊp/ noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. .
[see-luh-stat] /ˈsi ləˌstæt/ noun, Astronomy. 1. an apparatus consisting of a mirror driven by clockwork, used to enable a fixed telescope to keep the same area of sky in its field of view by compensating for the apparent rotation of the celestial sphere. /ˈsiːləˌstæt/ noun 1. an astronomical instrument consisting of a plane mirror mounted […]