malnutrition definition

  • noun:
    • Poor nutrition considering an insufficient or poorly balanced diet or faulty digestion or using foods.
    • deficiencies in adequate nutrition
    • Faulty or imperfect nourishment; insufficient or unbalanced intake of food.
    • Imperfect nutrition; defect of sustenance from imperfect absorption of food.
    • circumstances of poor nutrition; can result from insufficient or exorbitant or unbalanced diet or from incapacity to absorb meals

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