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
References in classic literature ?
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MALNUTRITION was listed on more than 350 death certificates in England and Wales in 2016.
She, however, said 11, 324 of the severe acute malnutrition cases were cured, while 169 of the victims died.
This four-year programme would specifically focus on building the capacities of the Government of Sindh for an effective implementation of its multi-sectoral nutrition policy while providing direct assistance to significantly and rapidly reducing malnutrition in rural Sindh.