underfeeding


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un·der·feed

 (ŭn′dər-fēd′)
tr.v. un·der·fed (-fĕd′), un·der·feed·ing, un·der·feeds
1. To feed insufficiently.
2. To supply (an engine) with fuel from the underside.

underfeeding

(ˌʌndəˈfiːdɪŋ)
n
an instance of or period of being underfed
Translations

underfeeding

[ˈʌndəˈfiːdɪŋ] Nsubalimentación f
References in classic literature ?
For want of proper precautions, his coal-mines filled with water: the government flung his contract of damaged beef upon his hands: and for his coach-horses, every mail proprietor in the kingdom knew that he lost more horses than any man in the country, from underfeeding and buying cheap.
But they hastened it by overfeeding, bringing the day nearer when underfeeding would commence.
Weight-bearing measures: underfeeding, strengthening, relieving, removal of old nails.
Objective: To measure the nutritional intake of patients in cardiac surgical intensive care unit and identify the nutritional factors contributing to underfeeding.
Unless in those two meals you're hitting 1,000 calories each (if we're looking at a daily total of 2,000) then you're severely underfeeding yourself.
For months, the only nourishment the toddlers were getting was from baby formula - they had died not due to starvation but underfeeding.
Underfeeding can cause instability, poor melting rate, and lowered output.
The report also highlighted allegations of abuse at some student accommodation in NSW, including instances of negligence and underfeeding.
Triggering factors were identified in three patients: one who had developed diarrhea, worsening the moisture problem, and two others with underfeeding, resulting in a lack of weight gain and diminished ability of the skin to deal with insults, she said.
LAHORE, August 29, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Around 30 to 40 percent less feed is provided to cattle in the country while balanced diet is vital for normal growth of cattle as underfeeding affects 50 percent growth of animals, said UVAS Vice Chancellor Prof.
This not only resulted in underfeeding but the poor graziers also had to purchase fodders and concentrates at their high prices to overcome the problem of underfeeding and malnutrition of the grazing animals.
Truman and was inspired by the disqualification of 16 percent of eligible soldiers from serving in World War II due to malnutrition or underfeeding.