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Definition of "enteropathy" [en•ter•op•a•thy]

  • A disease of the intestinal tract. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "enteropathy" in a sentence
  • "He told me I've got a cancer called enteropathy-associated T-cell lymphoma - which only afflicts a small percentage of the small percentage of people who develop celiac disease."
  • "On top of all these, many millions are affected by tropical enteropathy, where the gut wall is damaged and nutrient absorption is reduced – in effect, wasting food."
  • "That was the beginning of a rapid series of appointments, tests, Internet searches and frustration before I was finally diagnosed through a biopsy with celiac disease, also known as gluten-sensitive enteropathy."