Medical Dictionary


noun un·der·nu·tri·tion \-n(y)-ˈtrish-ən\

Medical Definition of UNDERNUTRITION

:  deficient bodily nutrition due to inadequate food intake or faulty assimilation—called also hyponutrition
un·der·nu·tri·tion·al \-əl\ adjective


May 30, 2015
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