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avitaminosis


avitaminosis

noun avi·ta·min·osis
\ˌā-ˌvīt-ə-mə-ˈnō-səs, British also ˌā-vi-ˌtam-ə-\
plural avi·ta·min·o·ses \-ˌsēz\

Definition of AVITAMINOSIS

:  disease (as pellagra) resulting from a deficiency of one or more vitamins—called also hypovitaminosis
avi·ta·min·ot·ic \-mə-ˈnät-ik\ adjective
February 27, 2015
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