What is deficiency disease?

  • (noun): Any disease caused by a lack of an essential nutrient (as a vitamin or mineral).

Some articles on deficiency:

List Of Genetic Disorders - Full List
... D 1p36 18p deletion syndrome D 18p 21-hydroxylase deficiency 6p21.3 45,X C X 47,XX,+21 C 21 47,XXX C X 47,XXY C X 47,XY,+21 C 21 47,XYY syndrome C Y 5-ALA dehydratase-deficient porphyria 5-am ...

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