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avitaminosis

a·vi·ta·min·o·sis / āˌvītəmiˈnōsis/ • n. (pl. -ses / -sēz/ ) Med. a condition resulting from a deficiency of one or more particular vitamins.

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avitaminosis

avitaminosis The absence of a vitamin; may be used specifically, as, for example, avitaminosis A, or generally, to mean a vitamin deficiency disease.

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avitaminosis

avitaminosis (avi-tami-noh-sis) n. the condition caused by lack of a vitamin. See also deficiency disease.

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