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American English: /pəˈleɪɡrə/
, /pəˈlæɡrə/
, /pəˈlɑɡrə/
British English: /pɛˈlaɡrə/
, /pɛˈleɪɡrə/

Translation of pellagra in Spanish:


  • Example sentences
    • Those highly dependent on corn as a food might develop pellagra and this chronic disease, causing dermatitis, diarrhea, and ultimately dementia, battered the population of European corn growing regions during the nineteenth century.
    • Deficiency leads to pellagra, a condition characterized by dermatitis, diarrhea and certain mental health problems.
    • The troops suffered from malaria, dengue fever, beriberi, hookworm and pellagra.

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