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kwash•i•or•kor



Pronunciation: (kwä"shē-ôr'kôr, -kur), [key]
n. Pathol.
a malnutrition disease, chiefly of children, caused by severe protein and vitamin deficiency and characterized by retarded growth, changes in pigmentation, potbelly, and anemia.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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