avitaminosis

noun
avi·​ta·​min·​osis | \ˌā-ˌvī-tə-mə-ˈnō-səs \
plural avitaminoses\ -​ˌsēz \

Definition of avitaminosis 

: disease (such as pellagra) resulting from a deficiency of one or more vitamins

Other Words from avitaminosis

avitaminotic \ -​mə-​ˈnä-​tik \ adjective

First Known Use of avitaminosis

1914, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for avitaminosis

New Latin

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avitaminosis

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

Medical Definition of avitaminosis 

: disease (as pellagra) resulting from a deficiency of one or more vitamins

called also hypovitaminosis

Other Words from avitaminosis

avitaminotic \ -​mə-​ˈnät-​ik \ adjective

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