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Descriptor English: Avitaminosis
Descriptor Spanish: Avitaminosis
Descriptor Portuguese: Deficiência de Vitaminas
Descriptor French: Avitaminoses
Entry term(s): Avitaminoses
Deficiencies, Vitamin
Deficiency, Vitamin
Vitamin Deficiencies
Vitamin Deficiency
Tree number(s): C18.654.521.500.133
SP6.016.052.063
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001361
Scope note: A condition due to a deficiency of one or more essential vitamins. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Annotation: includes hypovitaminosis; general or unspecified; prefer specifics; avitaminosis A equals VITAMIN A DEFICIENCY, etc.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 1373
Unique ID: D001361
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Avitaminosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0002041
Scope note A condition due to a deficiency of one or more essential vitamins. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Preferred term Avitaminosis
Entry term(s) Avitaminoses
Deficiency, Vitamin - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0002042
Preferred term Deficiency, Vitamin
Entry term(s) Deficiencies, Vitamin
Vitamin Deficiencies
Vitamin Deficiency



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