ariboflavinosis


ari·bo·fla·vin·osis

noun \ˌā-ˌrī-bə-ˌflā-və-ˈnō-səs\

Definition of ARIBOFLAVINOSIS

:  a deficiency disease due to inadequate intake of riboflavin and characterized by sores on the mouth

Origin of ARIBOFLAVINOSIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1939

ari·bo·fla·vin·osis

noun \ˌā-ˌrī-bə-ˌflā-və-ˈnō-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural ari·bo·fla·vin·oses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ARIBOFLAVINOSIS

: a deficiency disease due to inadequate intake of riboflavin and characterized by sores on the mouth—called also hyporiboflavinosis

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