avitaminosis

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

Definition of avitaminosis

plural

avitaminoses

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

avitaminotic

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Origin and Etymology of avitaminosis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1914


Medical Dictionary

avitaminosis

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

Medical Definition of avitaminosis

plural

avitaminoses

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  1. :  disease (as pellagra) resulting from a deficiency of one or more vitamins—called also hypovitaminosis

avitaminotic

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