malnutrition

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mal·nu·tri·tion

 (măl′no͞o-trĭsh′ən, -nyo͞o-)
n.
Poor nutrition because of an insufficient or poorly balanced diet or faulty digestion or utilization of foods.

malnutrition

(ˌmælnjuːˈtrɪʃən)
n
(Pathology) lack of adequate nutrition resulting from insufficient food, unbalanced diet, or defective assimilation

mal•nu•tri•tion

(ˌmæl nuˈtrɪʃ ən, -nyu-)

n.
lack of proper nutrition; inadequate or unbalanced nutrition.
[1860–65]

mal·nu·tri·tion

(măl′no͞o-trĭsh′ən)
Poor nourishment caused by lack of essential foods or by disease.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.malnutrition - a state of poor nutritionmalnutrition - a state of poor nutrition; can result from insufficient or excessive or unbalanced diet or from inability to absorb foods
deficiency disease - any disease caused by a lack of an essential nutrient (as a vitamin or mineral)
avitaminosis, hypovitaminosis - any of several diseases caused by deficiency of one or more vitamins
kwashiorkor - severe malnutrition in children resulting from a diet excessively high in carbohydrates and low in protein
marasmus - extreme malnutrition and emaciation (especially in children); can result from inadequate intake of food or from malabsorption or metabolic disorders

malnutrition

noun undernourishment, hunger, famine, starvation, poor diet, lack of food, malnourishment, inadequate diet, inanition Infections are more likely in those suffering from malnutrition.
Translations
سُوءُ الْتَغْذِيَةسوء تَغْذِيَه
podvýživa
fejlernæringunderernæring
aliravitsemus
neuhranjenost
rosszul tápláltság
vannæring
栄養不良
영양 실조
prasta mitybapusbadžiavimas
nepietiekams uzturs
podvýživa
undernäring
การขาดอาหาร
yetersiz beslenmeyetersiz/kötü beslenme
suy dinh dưỡng

malnutrition

[ˈmælnjʊˈtrɪʃən] Ndesnutrición f

malnutrition

[ˌmælnjuːˈtrɪʃən] nmalnutrition f
to suffer from malnutrition → souffrir de malnutrition

malnutrition

malnutrition

[ˌmælnjʊˈtrɪʃn] ndenutrizione f, malnutrizione f

malnutrition

(mӕlnjuˈtriʃən) noun
(a medical condition resulting from) eating too little or getting too little nourishing food. About half of the population is suffering from malnutrition.

malnutrition

سُوءُ الْتَغْذِيَة podvýživa fejlernæring Unterernährung υποσιτισμός desnutrición aliravitsemus malnutrition neuhranjenost denutrizione 栄養不良 영양 실조 ondervoeding feilernæring niedożywienie subnutrição истощение (вследствие недоедания) undernäring การขาดอาหาร yetersiz beslenme suy dinh dưỡng 营养不良

mal·nu·tri·tion

n. malnutrición; mala alimentación; deficiencia nutricional.

malnutrition

n malnutrición f, desnutrición f
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Although there are many remedies to reducing anaemia and protein-energy malnutrition, adequate consumption of traditional green leafy vegetables, which are rich not only in protein but also micronutrients and mineral elements, offer a chance to reduce this high prevalence.
Effects of maternal protein-energy malnutrition on lymphoblastogenic responses of bovine neonates subjected to cold stress.
Published in an upcoming issue of Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, the report points out that providing safe, nutritious and wholesome food for poor and undernourished populations has been an increasing challenge for the developing countries, where protein-energy malnutrition is among the most serious problems.
Studies on 3-methylhistidine metabolism in children with protein-energy malnutrition.
College London, UK) includes chapters on enzymes and metabolic pathways, the role of adenosine triphosphate in metabolism, digestion and absorption, metabolism of carbohydrates and fats, nutrition and chronic diseases, obesity, protein-energy malnutrition, the integration and control of metabolism, and micronutrients (vitamins and minerals).
Mortality and disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) from protein-energy malnutrition and a fraction of those from diarrhoeal disease, pneumonia, malaria, other non-HIV/AIDS infectious and parasitic conditions in children aged 0-4 years, and LBW.
The screening tools with the most validation for protein-energy malnutrition include body mass index (weight/ [height.
In most developing countries in Africa, protein-energy malnutrition is a major factor in childhood illness (Bern, Zucker & Perkins, 1997:8796).
The Palestinians are suffering in the main from micro-nutrient deficiencies, which may be less dramatic than the protein-energy malnutrition that stalks African emergencies.
In vivo rates of erythrocyte glutathione synthesis in children with severe protein-energy malnutrition.
Children who suffer from protein-energy malnutrition are shorter and weigh less, compared with others in an age-gender-specific category.

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