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underfeed

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verb, un·der·feed \ˌən-dər-ˈfēd\

Definition of underfeed

underfedplay \-ˈfed\underfeeding

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to feed with too little food




Medical Dictionary

underfeed

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verb un·der·feed \ˌən-dər-ˈfēd\

Medical Definition of underfeed

underfed \-ˈfed\play ; underfeeding

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to feed with too little food <an underfed woman has a higher probability of a miscarriage and of a stillbirth—Rose E. Frisch>

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to eat too little food




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