Translation of beriberi in Spanish:


beriberi, n.

Pronunciation /ˌbɛriˈbɛri/ /ˌbɛrɪˈbɛri/


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    beriberi masculine
    • This was determined to be one of the vitamins that prevented beriberi, a deficiency disease marked by inflammatory or degenerative changes of the nerves, digestive system and heart.
    • The troops suffered from malaria, dengue fever, beriberi, hookworm and pellagra.
    • Diseases such as beriberi and malaria have become more common as problems with sanitation have increased.
    • His body was ridden with disease - beriberi, dysentery and scurvy - and his doctor's prognosis was grim.
    • When they examined the explorers' journals, they found recorded a classic progression of the symptoms of thiamine deficiency, or the disease known as beriberi.