Beriberi

Vitamin B1 deficiency

beriberi

Type: Term Pronunciation: ber′ē-ber′ē Definitions: 1. A specific nutritional deficiency syndrome occurring in endemic form in eastern and southern Asia, sporadically in other parts of the world without reference to climate, and sometimes in alcoholic patients, resulting mainly from a dietary deficiency of thiamin; the 'dry' fo...
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beriberi

[n] - avitaminosis caused by lack of thiamine (vitamin B1)
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Beriberi

Beriberi: A syndrome characterized by inflammation of multiple nerves (polyneuritis), heart disease (cardiopathy), and edema (swelling) due to a deficiency of thiamine (vitamin B1) in the diet.
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Beriberi

Be`ri·be'ri noun [ Singhalese beri weakness.] An acute disease occurring in India, characterized by multiple inflammatory changes in the nerves, producing great muscular debility, a painful rigidity of the limbs, and cachexy.
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beriberi

<disease> An endemic form of polyneuritis (nerve inflammation), due to an unbalanced diet, with a deficiency of vitamin B1(thiamin). ... Common in those who chronically abuse alcohol. ... (11 Jan 1998) ...
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beriberi

noun avitaminosis caused by lack of thiamine (vitamin B1)
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beriberi

(ber″e-ber´e) an endemic form of polyneuritis due to an unbalanced diet, chiefly a lack of thiamine (vitamin B1). It is more common in areas where refined rice is the main staple in the diet; however, improved refining processes, enrichment and fortification of grain and cereal products, and improved dietary habit...
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Beriberi

• (n.) An acute disease occurring in India, characterized by multiple inflammatory changes in the nerves, producing great muscular debility, a painful rigidity of the limbs, and cachexy.
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beriberi

nutritional disorder caused by a deficiency of thiamin (vitamin B1) and characterized by impairment of the nerves and heart. General symptoms include ... [10 related articles]
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beriberi

A deficiency disease caused by lack of thiamine (vitamin B1); it may occur in malnutrition, alcoholism, or as an isolated deficiency. Neuritis leading to sensory changes, and foot or wrist drop, palpitations, edema, and heart failure are features.
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beriberi

beriberi (ber'ēber'ē) , deficiency disease occurring when the human body has insufficient amounts of thiamine (vitamin B1). The deficiency may result from improper diet (e.g., ingestion of highly refined grains instead of the whole kernels), from poor absorption of thiamine (as i...
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Beriberi

Beriberi is a disease, endemic in east and south Asia, caused by a dietary deficiency of thiamine. It affects the nerves to the limbs, producing pain, paralysis, and swelling.
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beriberi

Nutritional disorder occurring mostly in the tropics and resulting from a deficiency of vitamin B1 (thiamine). The disease takes two forms: in one oedema (waterlogging of the tissues) occurs; in the other there is severe emaciation. There is nerve degeneration in both forms and many victims succumb to heart failure
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Beriberi

Thiamin deficiency disease.
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