malabsorption

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noun mal·ab·sorp·tion \ ˌma-ləb-ˈsȯrp-shən , -ˈzȯrp- \

Definition of malabsorption

:faulty absorption especially of nutrient materials from the gastrointestinal tract

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First Known Use of malabsorption

circa 1929


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malabsorption

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noun mal·ab·sorp·tion \ ˌmal-əb-ˈsȯrp-shən, -ˈzȯrp- \

medical Definition of malabsorption

:faulty absorption of nutrient materials from the digestive tract called also malassimilation

malabsorptive

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