ariboflavinosis


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a·ri·bo·fla·vi·no·sis

 (ā-rī′bō-flā′və-nō′sĭs, -bə-)
n.
A condition caused by the dietary deficiency of riboflavin that is characterized by mouth lesions, seborrhea, and vascularization of the cornea.
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ariboflavinosis

(eɪˌraɪbəʊˌfleɪvɪˈnəʊsɪs)
n
a condition resulting from a dietary deficiency of riboflavin
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Ariboflavinosis (riboflavin deficiency) is associated with weakness, cheilosis (fissures in the skin at the angles of the mouth), angular stomatitis (inflammation of the mucous lining of the mouth) and anemia.
Ariboflavinosis due to deficiency of riboflavin is common among the population whose staple diet is rice, seen predominantly in the eastern and southern parts of the country.
We adopted a conservative threshold of >1.4 to indicate biochemical ariboflavinosis (21).