pellagrin

[ puh-lag-rin, -ley-grin, -lah- ]
/ pəˈlæg rɪn, -ˈleɪ grɪn, -ˈlɑ- /

noun Pathology.

a person affected with pellagra.

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Origin of pellagrin

First recorded in 1860–65; pellagr(a) + -in1
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Medical definitions for pellagrin

pellagrin
[ pə-lăgrĭn, -lāgrĭn, -lä- ]

n.

A person affected with pellagra.
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