malabsorption


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mal·ab·sorp·tion

 (măl′əb-zôrp′shən, -sôrp′-)
n.
Defective or inadequate absorption of nutrients from the intestinal tract.

malabsorption

(ˌmæləbˈsɔːpʃən)
n
(Pathology) a failure of absorption, esp by the small intestine in coeliac disease, cystic fibrosis, etc

mal•ab•sorp•tion

(ˌmæl əbˈsɔrp ʃən, -ˈzɔrp-)

n.
faulty absorption of nutritive material from the intestine.
[1930–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.malabsorption - abnormal absorption of nutrients from the digestive tractmalabsorption - abnormal absorption of nutrients from the digestive tract
assimilation, absorption - the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion
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malabsorption

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