ariboflavinosis

noun
ari·​bo·​fla·​vin·​osis | \ ˌā-ˌrī-bə-ˌflā-və-ˈnō-səs How to pronounce ariboflavinosis (audio) \

Definition of ariboflavinosis

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

First Known Use of ariboflavinosis

1939, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ariboflavinosis

a- entry 2 + riboflavin + -osis

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“Ariboflavinosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ariboflavinosis. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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ariboflavinosis

noun
ari·​bo·​fla·​vin·​osis | \ ˌā-ˌrī-bə-ˌflā-və-ˈnō-səs How to pronounce ariboflavinosis (audio) \
plural ariboflavinoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce ariboflavinosis (audio) \

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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