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)A diet short in essentials can cause deficiency diseases. Beat Stress (1992)A lack of vitamins and minerals may well cause deficiency diseases, but an excess can be harmful. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)
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