Definitions for "Celiac Disease"
Keywords:  gluten, rye, barley, oat, intolerance
Digestive intolerance to gluten in the diet.
an intolerance to wheat gluten in foods that can lead to seizures and other symptoms.
a digestive disease that damages the small intestine and interferes with absorption of nutrients from food. When people with celiac disease eat foods containing gluten, their immune system responds by damaging the small intestine.