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deficiency diseases

The large range of conditions resulting from the lack of any of the essential nutritional elements, such as protein, vitamins or minerals, or from the body's inability to digest, absorb or utilize these. See SCURVY, RICKETS, BERI-BERI, PELLAGRA, KWASHIORKOR, KERATOMALACIA.
deficiency diseases characteristic signs and symptoms caused by lack of specific factors, e.g. vitamins, hormones
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Howard Schiffer, executive director and founder of Vitamin Angels thanked Vitaquest for its ongoing support and dedication to a shared vision of a world where expecting mothers get the nutrition they need to deliver healthy babies, no child goes blind due to a simple vitamin deficiency and adults and children are free from easily preventable deficiency diseases.

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