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n. - Any of several diseases caused by deficiency of one or more vitamins.

Usage examples (4)
  • Drinking affects several body processes: it gives general intoxication, dehydration, changes electrolyte, acid-alkali, protein and brain neiromediator balances, creates...
  • For POWs detained for 30 days or more, such eligibility covers any of the following illnesses that are found at least 10 percent disabling: avitaminosis; beriberi;...
  • For avitaminosis †vitamins B1, B6, B2, PP, B12, Calcium D-pantothenate, C.
  • For avitaminosis †vitamins (B1, B6, B2, PP, B12, Calcium D-pantothenate, C). for more
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