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  • avitaminotic — adjective see avitaminosis …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • avitaminotic — See avitaminosis. * * * …   Universalium

  • avitaminotic — adj. lacking vitamins, suffering from a lack of vitamins …   English contemporary dictionary

  • avitaminotic — adjective of or relating to or characteristic of avitaminosis • Pertains to noun: ↑avitaminosis • Derivationally related forms: ↑avitaminosis * * * adjective see avitaminosis …   Useful english dictionary

  • avitaminosis — avitaminotic /ay vuy teuh meuh not ik/, adj. /ay vuy teuh meuh noh sis/, n. Pathol. any disease caused by a lack of vitamins. [1910 15; A 6 + VITAMIN + OSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • avitaminosis — noun (plural avitaminoses) Etymology: New Latin Date: 1914 disease (as pellagra) resulting from a deficiency of one or more vitamins • avitaminotic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • avitaminosis — Properly, hypovitaminosis. conditioned a. a. caused by any number of pathologic states or dysfunctions in which the supply of a vitamin absorbed by the body is inadequate for the needs under particular circumstances; e.g., the reduced bacterial… …   Medical dictionary

  • unit — 1. One; a single person or thing. 2. A standard of measure, weight, or any other quality, by multiplications or fractions of which a scale or system is formed. 3. A group of persons or things considered as a whole because of mutual activities or… …   Medical dictionary

  • Lewy body — lü ē , lā vē n an eosinophilic inclusion body found in the cytoplasm of neurons of the cortex and brain stem in Parkinson s disease and some forms of dementia Lew·ey lü ē Frederic Henry (orig. Friedrich Heinrich Lewy ) (1885 1950) American… …   Medical dictionary

  • avitaminosis —   n. condition due to vitamin deficiency.    ♦ avitaminotic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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