A more accurate term than the more commonly used ariboflavinosis (q.v.).
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nutrition A condition produced by a deficiency of riboflavin in the diet, characterized by cheilosis and magenta tongue and usually associated with other manifestations of B vitamin deficiency. A more correct term than the more commonly used ariboflavinosis
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