avitaminosis

noun avi·ta·min·osis \ ˌā-ˌvī-tə-mə-ˈnō-səs \

Definition of avitaminosis

plural avitaminoses play \-ˌsēz\
:disease (such as pellagra) resulting from a deficiency of one or more vitamins

avitaminotic

play \-mə-ˈnä-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of avitaminosis

New Latin


Medical Dictionary

avitaminosis

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

medical Definition of avitaminosis

plural avitaminoses play \-ˌsēz\
:disease (as pellagra) resulting from a deficiency of one or more vitamins called also hypovitaminosis

avitaminotic

play \-mə-ˈnät-ik\ adjective

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