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Definition of mayidism (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
- synonyms: Alpine scurvy, maidism, mal de la rosa, mal rosso, pellagra, Saint Ignatius' itch
Source: Princeton University Wordnet