Definition of 'deficiency disease'
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Such work has been done in animals and forms the basis of our understanding of the trace element deficiency diseases.Miracle Micronutrients (1987)
Recent research has suggested that the common and crippling disease of arthritis may result from a deficiency disease due to lack of this vitamin.The Vitamin Fact Finder (1987)
A diet short in essentials can cause deficiency diseases.Beat Stress (1992) Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)
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Definition of deficiency disease from the Collins English Dictionary