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aphosphorosis (s) (noun), aphosphorose (pl)
A deficiency of an essential dietary element in animal diets which results in a lack of a major component of bones and other parts of the body: Aphosphorosis has a negative affect on one of the primary energy sources of the body because of an inadequate amount of phosphorus in the blood, muscles, nerves, and teeth.

Dr. George's diagnosis of the farmer's ill cattle was that they were suffering from aphosphoroses and required dietary supplements.

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