egg-white syndrome

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egg-white syn·drome

dermatitis, loss of hair, and loss of muscle coordination; produced in rats by diets containing large amounts of raw egg white, the avidin of which combines with biotin, producing a deficiency of the latter.
Synonym(s): egg-white injury

egg-white syn·drome

(egwīt sindrōm)
Dermatitis, loss of hair, and loss of muscle coordination.