Deficiency Diseases D003677

Diseases [C] » Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases [C18] » Nutrition Disorders » Malnutrition » Deficiency Diseases

Description

A condition produced by dietary or metabolic deficiency. The term includes all diseases caused by an insufficient supply of essential nutrients, i.e., protein (or amino acids), vitamins, and minerals. It also includes an inadequacy of calories. (From Dorland, 27th ed; Stedman, 25th ed)   MeSH

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Subtype Terms (5)

Avitaminosis
12 drugs (8 approved, 4 experimental)

Magnesium Deficiency
16 drugs (12 approved, 4 experimental)



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