Definición de deficiency disease en inglés:

deficiency disease

Silabificación: de·fi·cien·cy dis·ease

sustantivo

  • A disease caused by the lack of some essential or important element in the diet, usually a particular vitamin or mineral. See also immunodeficiency.
    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.
    • This is an extremely low level, and it represents only the amount needed to prevent health problems such as scurvy, a vitamin deficiency disease.
    • A few years, ago, an American Medical team in India found thousands of children suffering from Kwashiorkor, a protein deficiency disease.

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