Definición de beriberi en inglés:

beriberi

Saltos de línea: beri|beri
Pronunciación: /ˌbɛrɪˈbɛri
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun]
A disease causing inflammation of the nerves and heart failure, ascribed to a deficiency of vitamin B1.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • This was determined to be one of the vitamins that prevented beriberi, a deficiency disease marked by inflammatory or degenerative changes of the nerves, digestive system and heart.
  • The troops suffered from malaria, dengue fever, beriberi, hookworm and pellagra.
  • Diseases such as beriberi and malaria have become more common as problems with sanitation have increased.

Origen

early 18th century: from Sinhalese, from beri 'weakness'.

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