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Introduction: Gluten

Description of Gluten

Gluten (medical condition): A genetic digestive intolerance to gluten in the diet caused by damage to the intestinal villi with an underlying ...more

Gluten: See also:

Celiac Disease:
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  »Symptoms of Celiac Disease
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Gluten: A protein substance of wheat which is intermixed with the starchy endosperm of the grain. It causes the carbon dioxide produced during dough fermentation to be retained by the dough in a manner which provides the porous and spongy structure of bread. (From Merck Index, 11th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

Gluten: Related Topics

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Gluten as a Disease

Gluten: Another name for Celiac Disease (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Celiac Disease
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Gluten: Related Diseases

Gluten: Gluten is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Gluten (Celiac Disease)

Some of the symptoms of Gluten incude:

Treatments for Gluten (Celiac Disease)

Treatments for Gluten (Celiac Disease) include:

Treatment of Gluten: For more treatment information about Gluten, see treatment of Celiac Disease (Gluten)

Gluten: Article Excerpts about Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is a digestive disease that damages the small intestine and interferes with... (Source: excerpt from Celiac Disease: NIDDK)

Gluten: Related Disease Topics

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Gluten

Source - MeSH 2007

The following terms can be used for Gluten

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Gluten

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