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Glossary for Protein deficiency

  • Brittle nails: thinning of the nail plate
  • Constipation: Difficult or dry bowel movements
  • Crohn's disease: Crohn's disease causes inflammation of the digestive system. It is one of a group of diseases called inflammatory bowel disease. The disease can affect any area from the mouth to the anus. It often affects the lower part of the small intestine called the ileum.
  • Cystic Fibrosis: Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary disease affecting the exocrine (mucus) glands of the lungs, liver, pancreas, and intestines, causing progressive disability due to multisystem failure.
  • Fatigue: Excessive tiredness or weakness.
  • Gastroenteritis: Acute stomach or intestine inflammation
  • Hair loss: Loss or thinning of head or body hair
  • Kwashiorkor: A malnutrition state that is produced by severe protein deficiency
  • Measles: Once common viral infection now rare due to vaccination.
  • Nutritional deficiency: Any deficiency of the nutrients that are required to sustain human life
  • Protein deficiency:

 

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