deficiency disease

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any disease caused by a lack of an essential nutrient (as a vitamin or mineral)

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"Majority of such children suffer from a dreaded group of diseases called 'Primary immune deficiency diseases'.
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The old structure that saw menopause as a deficiency disease was suddenly much weaker.
The medical mind was slow to accept the concept of vitamin deficiency disease and it still resists the idea of vitamin dependency disease.
He said patients were having their teeth destroyed because some dentists diagnose them with "porcelain deficiency disease".
Vitamin K deficiency disease. J Orthomol Med 2008; 23:15-20.
The plan outlined to the companies contributing was to use these commodities for certain selected experimental families where definite states of malnutrition or deficiency disease existed.
Wilson in which Wilson terms menopause a "deficiency disease" believing says Walters "menopause often ruins a woman's character along with her health." Estrogen could preserve the "harmony" in a woman's marriage and thus improve the lot of everyone around her.
British sailors earned the nickname "limeys" during the 1600s and 1700s because the British Navy discovered that limes (and lemons) would prevent scurvy, a vitamin C deficiency disease that was fatal on long voyages that lacked flesh fruits and vegetables.
He was suffering an immune deficiency disease and died aged seven without ever finding a bone marrow donor.
All participants were screened for stimulated or deficient steroid secretion due to Cushing's disease, adrenal tumours, Addison's disease and adrenocorticotropic hormone deficiency disease. Pregnant women and those taking oral contraceptives were also excluded.
The lower levels of serum B12 are likely to coincide with clinical deficiency disease. (10)
Ischemic heart disease as deficiency disease. Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand) 50:877-884.
Twenty people who took part have since been chosen as a match and can now donate blood stem cells or bone marrow to help someone suffering from blood or bone marrow cancer or a severe immune deficiency disease.
The center expects that these findings will shed light on the research of various infections, immune deficiency disease, and autoimmune disease.