Definition of Mal de la rosa

1. Noun. A disease caused by deficiency of niacin or tryptophan (or by a defect in the metabolic conversion of tryptophan to niacin); characterized by gastrointestinal disturbances and erythema and nervous or mental disorders; may be caused by malnutrition or alcoholism or other nutritional impairments.

Medical Definition of Mal de la rosa

1. Synonym: pellagra. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mal De La Rosa

makuuchi dohyo-iri
mal de Cayenne
mal de Meleda
mal de San Lazaro
mal de caderas
mal de la rosa (current term)
mal de los pintos
mal de mer
mal perforant
mal rosso
mala fide
malabsorption syndrome
malabsorption syndromes

Literary usage of Mal de la rosa

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Pellagra by Henry Fauntleroy Harris (1919)
"mal de la rosa, mal or enfermedad del hígado, flema salada, mal del monte, mal roxo, and mal da Asturias. ITALIAN. ..."

2. Memorias: Transactions (1898)
"El escorbuto, el mal de la rosa y la lepra han desaparecido casi del todo, y aun el mal venéreo, sin embargo de ser tan común, se halla su fuerza enervada y ..."

3. A Treatise on Pellagra: For the General Practitioner by Edward Jenner Wood (1912)
"The idea of the identity of pellagra and Mal de la Rosa was never seriously contested according to Roussel, who stated that his idea of the unity of the two ..."

4. A Dictionary of medical terminology, dental surgery, and the collateral sciences by Chapin Aaron Harris, Ferdinand James Samuel Gorgas (1882)
"Mal de la Rosa. An endemie disease of the Asturias ; a variety of pellagra. Mal de San Laza'ro. A severe lep rosy. Mal de Siam. Yellow fever. Mal de Sole. ..."

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