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pellagra

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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pellagrapel‧lag‧ra /pəˈlæɡrə/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 MIa 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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pellagraAnother form of mental disorder, pellagra, was associated clinically with diarrhoea and dermatitis.Colitis, which is histologically similar to ulcerative colitis, has also been described in association with pellagra.Eat too much of it and you will end up with pellagra.
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