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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Beriberi" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Beriberi
Beriberi refers to a cluster of symptoms caused primarily by a nutritional deficit in vitamin B1 (thiamine). Beriberi has conventionally been divided into three separate entities, relating to the body system mainly involved (peripheral nervous system or cardiovascular) or age of person (infantile). Beriberi is one of several thiamine-deficiency related conditions which may occur concurrently, including Wernicke's encephalopathy (mainly affecting the central nervous system), Korsakoff's syndrome (amnesia with additional psychiatric manifestations), and Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome (with both neurologic and psychiatric symptoms). - See link


Beriberi in Spanish is Beriberi
El beriberi abarca un conjunto de enfermedades causadas principalmente por la deficiencia de vitamina B1 (tiamina) cuyo nombre proviene del cingalés beri que significa «no puedo», destacando con dicho término la fatiga intensa y la lentititud que muestran los enfermos afectados por estas deficiencias. La enfermedad afecta principalmente los sistemas nervioso y cardiovascular. - See link


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