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Disease Deficiency Diseases

Name Deficiency Diseases
Synonyms Deficiency Disease | Disease, Deficiency | Diseases, Deficiency
Definition A condition produced by dietary or metabolic deficiency. The term includes all diseases caused by an insufficient supply of essential nutrients, i.e., protein (or amino acids), vitamins, and minerals. It also includes an inadequacy of calories. (From Dorland, 27th ed; Stedman, 25th ed)
Categories Nutrition disorder
MeSH® ID D003677
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DiseasesNutritional and Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Nutrition Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Malnutrition Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Deficiency Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references

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Deficiency Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
View node Avitaminosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
View node Magnesium Deficiency Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Potassium Deficiency Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Protein Deficiency Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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