pellagrin


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pellagrin

(pə-lăg′rĭn, -lā′-, -lä′grĭn)
n.
A person affected with pellagra.

pellagrin

(pĕ-lā′grĭn) (-lăg′rĭn)
A person afflicted with pellagra.
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He knew nothing about pellagra and had never seen a case before he began to visit pellagrins in orphanages, insane asylums, prisons, and hospitals throughout the South.
Goldberger made two distinct observations quickly: 1) that the attendants of pellagrins never got pellagra; and 2) that orphans age 6 through 12 years suffered overwhelmingly from pellagra.
Having studied institutionalized pellagrins, Goldberger turned to studying the general population, focusing on mill villages because of their high prevalence of pellagra.