Medical Definition of Selenium deficiency

1. deficiency of the essential mineral selenium causes keshan disease, a fatal form of cardiomyopathy (disease of the heart muscle) first observed in keshan province in china and since found elsewhere. According to the national academy of sciences, the recommended dietary allowances of selenium are 70 milligrams per day for men and 55 milligrams per day for women. Food sources of selenium include seafoods, some meats such as kidney and liver, and some grains and seeds (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Selenium Deficiency

selenide
selenides
seleniferous
seleninic
seleninic acid
selenio-
selenious
selenite
selenites
selenitian
selenitic
selenitical
selenium
selenium cell
selenium compounds
selenium deficiency (current term)
selenium excess
selenium poisoning
selenium radioisotopes
selenium sulfide
selenium transferase
seleniums
seleniuret
seleniureted
seleniurets
seleniuretted
seleniuretted hydrogen
seleno-
selenoaldehyde
selenoaldehydes

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