a female given name, form of Cecilia.
fem. proper name, from Italian Celia, from Latin Caelia, fem. of Caelius, name of a Roman gens. Sheila is a variant.
a female given name, form of Cecilia. Historical Examples fem. proper name, from Italian Celia, from Latin Caelia, fem. of Caelius, name of a Roman gens. Sheila is a variant. Charge, Element, and Isotope Analysis System
of, relating to, or located in the cavity of the abdomen. Contemporary Examples adjective (anatomy) the usual US spelling of coeliac adj. alternative spelling of coeliac (q.v.); also see oe. celiac ce·li·ac or coe·li·ac (sē’lē-āk’) adj. Of or relating to the abdomen or abdominal cavity.
- Celiac artery
celiac artery n. See celiac trunk.
a hereditary digestive disorder involving intolerance to gluten, usually occurring in young children, characterized by marked abdominal distention, malnutrition, wasting, and the passage of large, fatty, malodorous stools. celiac disease n. A malabsorption disease characterized by sensitivity to gluten and atrophy of the mucosa of the upper small intestine, manifested by diarrhea, steatorrhea, and nutritional […]