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Beriberi

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Noun

1. beriberi

avitaminosis caused by lack of thiamine (vitamin B1)

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Beriberi

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noun
a disease, endemic in E and S Asia, caused by dietary deficiency of thiamine (vitamin B1). It affects the nerves to the limbs, producing pain, paralysis, and swelling

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Beriberi

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noun
a deficiency disease caused by lack of vitamin B1, thiamine, in the diet: it is characterized by nerve disorders and, sometimes, by edema due to heart dysfunction

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Beriberi

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n.
A disease caused by a deficiency of thiamine, characterized by neurological symptoms, cardiovascular abnormalities, and edema, and occurring chiefly in individuals whose diet consists largely of polished rice.

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