Medical Dictionary

malnutrition

noun mal·nu·tri·tion \ˌmal-n(y)-ˈtrish-ən\

Medical Definition of MALNUTRITION

:  faulty nutrition due to inadequate or unbalanced intake of nutrients or their impaired assimilation or utilization
mal·nu·tri·tion·al \-əl\ adjective
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