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beriberi

See also: béribéri and beri-beri

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Possibly borrowed from Sinhalese phrase බැරි බැරි (bæri bæri, I cannot, I cannot) due to weakness.

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beriberi (uncountable)

  1. (pathology) An ailment caused by a deficiency of thiamine (vitamin B1), leading to lethargy and organ complications.

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beriberi

  1. (pathology) beriberi

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