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Deficiency Diseases

"Deficiency Diseases" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Deficiency Diseases" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Deficiency Diseases" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 39 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2013 and 2014 and 2015 and 2017 and 2018
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