Complete Definition of "beriberi"

English

Etymology
From Sinhalese, reduplication of beri, weakness.

Alternative spellings
beri-beri

Noun
beriberi (uncountable)

  1. pathology an ailment caused by a deficiency of thiamine (vitamin B1)

Synonyms
endemic neuritis
kakke

Derived terms
dry beriberi
wet beriberi

Translations
Danish: beriberi
French: béribéri m
Japanese: èæ° (ãã£ã, kakke)
Portuguese: beribéri
Spanish: beriberi m

See also
malnutrition
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