Deficiency Diseases

A condition produced by dietary or metabolic deficiency. The term includes all diseases caused by an insufficient supply of essential nutrients, i.e., protein (or amino acids), vitamins, and minerals. It also includes an inadequacy of calories. (From Dorland, 27th ed; Stedman, 25th ed)


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Folate-<b>deficiency diseases</b> are
Folate-deficiency diseases are

Vitamin C <b>Deficiency</b>: Symptoms
Vitamin C Deficiency: Symptoms

This <b>disease</b> was noted in the
This disease was noted in the

Magnesium <b>Deficiency</b> in
Magnesium Deficiency in

Select nutrient-<b>deficiency</b>
Select nutrient-deficiency

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Vegetarian nutritionPhysiological plant disordersMicronutrientHematinicWilliamsford, TasmaniaWellington Land District, TasmaniaInternational Council CorrespondenceInternational Council of Jewish ParliamentariansIodine deficiencyScouting and Guiding in Tasmania

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