Abdominal vs Celiac - What's the difference?

abdominal | celiac |


As adjectives the difference between abdominal and celiac

is that abdominal is of or pertaining to the abdomen; ventral while celiac is (us|anatomy) of, pertaining to or located within the abdomen or abdominal cavity.

As nouns the difference between abdominal and celiac

is that abdominal is (zoology|obsolete) a fish of the order abdominales while celiac is someone who has celiac disease.

abdominal

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to the abdomen; ventral.
  • abdominal muscles
    abdominal cavity
  • (ichthyology) Having the ventral fins under the abdomen and behind the pectoral fins.
  • (ichthyology) Ventral, in describing a fin.
  • (zoology, obsolete) Belonging to the order Abdominales of fish.
  • Synonyms

    * (of or pertaining to the abdomen) ventral

    Derived terms

    * abdominal ring

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (zoology, obsolete) A fish of the order Abdominales.
  • Synonyms

    * (fish) Cypriniformes.

    References

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    celiac

    English

    Alternative forms

    * coeliac (UK, Australia )

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (US, anatomy) Of, pertaining to or located within the abdomen or abdominal cavity.
  • (US, medicine) Of or pertaining to celiac disease.
  • Derived terms

    * celiac disease * celiac plexus * celiac sprue

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Someone who has celiac disease.