Simple Definition of malnutrition
: the unhealthy condition that results from not eating enough food or not eating enough healthy food : poor nutrition
Full Definition of malnutrition
: faulty nutrition due to inadequate or unbalanced intake of nutrients or their impaired assimilation or utilization
Examples of malnutrition
a program to help poor children suffering from malnutrition
First Known Use of malnutrition
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MALNUTRITION Defined for Kids
Definition of malnutrition
: a condition of weakness and poor health that results from not eating enough food or from eating food without the proper nutrients
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