from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A disease, which occurs chiefly in the tropics, marked by fullness and pain in the abdomen, diarrhea, vomiting, a red tongue covered with whitish points, and emaciation. Also called sprew and aphthæ tropicæ.
  • noun Same as alopecia.

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  • noun The sound change by which Greek lost the consonant sound /h/ during antiquity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a chronic disorder that occurs in tropical and non-tropical forms and in both children and adults; nutrients are not absorbed; symptoms include foul-smelling diarrhea and emaciation
  • noun falling out of hair


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