avitaminosis definition

  • noun:
    • A disease, such as scurvy, beriberi, or pellagra, caused by deficiency of one or more essential nutrients.
    • Any disease which will be brought on by vitamin-deficiency.
    • any of several conditions brought on by lack of a number of vitamins
    • A disease, such as for example scurvy, beriberi, or pellagra, brought on by scarcity of several essential nutrients.
    • Any infection which is brought on by vitamin deficiency.
    • some of several diseases brought on by deficiency of several vitamins

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