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2008-07-17 18:00:17

By Kimberly Hill, The Edmond Sun, Okla. Jul. 17--EDMOND -- Medical researchers say about one in every 130 Americans have Celiac disease, making it more prevalent than Down syndrome, Crohn's disease, Type 1 diabetes and even Alzheimer's disease. With symptoms similar to many other illnesses, however, 97 percent of cases go undiagnosed. The number of Celiacs aware of their condition may be small, but in Oklahoma they're not alone. The Oklahoma Celiac Support Group has attracted more...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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