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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A chronic disorder that occurs in tropical and non-tropical forms and in both children and adults.

Usage examples (37)
  • Haley was diagnosed with celiac sprue disease when she was 5.
  • Jigheads fresh out of the mold have a "gate" or "sprue" of waste lead.
  • “What is tropical sprue,” Moore asked, “as you understand it?”
  • Tell them that you think it might be celiac sprue and see what they say. for more
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