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A condition resulting from a deficiency of a particular vitamin.
- ‘Symptoms of avitaminosis include tiredness, muscular weakness, lack of appetite, skin spots, bad breath, insomnia, irritability, nausea, depression and headache.’
- ‘His first report describing the structure and development of the pineal gland was followed by reports on the neuropathology of avitaminosis, lead poisoning, and the structure and concentration of microglia.’
- ‘In lesser-developed countries, avitaminosis A is correlated to increased mortality.’
- ‘The circle would close this way: avitaminosis that is a consequence of poverty cannot be removed with ‘golden rice’ because poverty hinders its utilization.’
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