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malnutrition

noun

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the unhealthy condition that results from not eating enough food or not eating enough healthy food; poor nutrition
  • a program to help poor children suffering from malnutrition

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The first known use of malnutrition was in 1862

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“Malnutrition.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/malnutrition. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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