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Topic: ILLNESS AND DISABILITY

Date: 1800-1900
Language: Italian
Origin: pelle 'skin'

pellagra

noun
     
pel‧lag‧ra [uncountable]
MI a disease that makes you feel tired and that causes problems with your skin and central nervous system, caused by a lack of a type of B vitamin
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