Origin of beriberi
OTHER WORDS FROM beriberiber·i·ber·ic, adjective
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How to use beriberi in a sentence
Beriberi, a disease observed especially among seamen, appears at times in our coast towns.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
One day there was carried to the fort from Chunabatti, the only village for miles round, a Chinaman suffering from beriberi.Life in an Indian Outpost|Gordon Casserly
Beriberi (or Berberi) is the name given them by the Hausa (see Bornu).
It will be noted that “ship-beriberi” is included in this group of diseases.
It is valuable in this connection to compare the adrenal in scurvy with that of beriberi.