Medical Dictionary


noun pel·la·gra \pə-ˈlag-rə, -ˈlāg-, -ˈläg-\

Medical Definition of PELLAGRA

:  a disease marked by dermatitis, gastrointestinal disorders, mental disturbance, and memory loss and associated with a diet deficient in niacin and protein—compare kwashiorkor
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