celiac infantilism


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celiac infantilism

Infantilism caused by intestinal malabsorption due to intolerance to gluten in the diet.
See also: infantilism
References in classic literature ?
Ready to chastise insolence, sir," cried Alleyne with hashing eyes.
What was it that made me burn all over with a wish to chastise him severely for cutting away from his best friends, his pastors and masters?
Yes, Adeimantus, they are stories not to be repeated in our State; the young man should not be told that in committing the worst of crimes he is far from doing anything outrageous; and that even if he chastises his father when does wrong, in whatever manner, he will only be following the example of the first and greatest among the gods.