kwashiorkor definition

  • noun:
    • serious protein malnutrition, particularly in young ones after weaning, marked by listlessness, growth retardation, anemia, edema, potbelly, epidermis depigmentation, and hair loss or change in tresses shade.
    • a type of malnutrition, present young ones, brought on by nutritional insufficiency of protein in combination with a higher carb diet.
    • severe malnutrition in kids resulting from an eating plan excessively high in carbs and lower in necessary protein

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