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deficiency diseasenoun [C]

uk   /dɪˈfɪʃ.ən.si dɪˌziːz/  us   /dɪˈfɪʃ.ən.si dɪˌziːz/
a disease caused by not eating enough of particular types of food that are necessary for good health: deficiency diseases, for example scurvy
(Definition of deficiency disease from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “deficiency disease”
in Chinese (Simplified) 营养缺乏症…
in Chinese (Traditional) 營養缺乏症…
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