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Marasmus is a disease caused due to the deficiency of _____ .


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A
fats
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B
proteins
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C
vitamins
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D
calories

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B proteins
D calories
Marasmus is a severe deficiency disease caused due to lack of nutrients, especially proteins and calories. Repeated childbirth leads to such deficiency. Person suffering from such disease have lean, weak and swollen limbs, poorly developed muscles, dry skin and severe diarrhoea.

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