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/ˌmalno͞oˈtriSHən/,
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Lack of proper nutrition, caused by not having enough to eat, not eating enough of the right things, or being unable to use the food that one does eat,
  1. Lack of proper nutrition, caused by not having enough to eat, not eating enough of the right things, or being unable to use the food that one does eat


  1. a state of poor nutrition; can result from insufficient or excessive or unbalanced diet or from inability to absorb foods
  2. Malnutrition is the insufficient, excessive or imbalanced consumption of nutrients. A number of different nutrition disorders may arise, depending on which nutrients are under or overabundant in the diet.
  3. a lack of adequate nourishment
  4. condition caused by not eating enough food or not eating a balanced diet.
  5. Condition in which the body does not get enough nutrients.
  6. A disorder caused by a lack of proper nutrition or an inability to absorb nutrients from food.
  7. A condition caused by inadequate intake or inadequate digestion of nutrients. It may result from eating an unbalanced diet, digestive problems, or absorption problems. Malnutrition is a general term that indicates a lack of some or all, nutritional elements. ...
  8. Poor nourishment of the body often due to inadequate digestion and/or absorption of nutrients, insufficient food intake, or bad eating habits.
  9. the body response to a lack of food in terms of the calorific energy intake or a lack of the right food in terms of the proportions of energy, minerals, protein, and vitamins. Can expose people to disease by weakening resistance, or kill people through organ failure.
  10. Faulty nutrition due to inadequate or unbalanced intake of nutrients or their impaired assimilation or utilization. ( Webster's Dictionary) Bobbie D
  11. A human condition that results from an excess, imbalance, or deficit of nutrients. It is generally defined as some measurable degree of ill health due to inadequate nutrition that can be prevented or cured by improved nutrition. ...
  12. An abnormal physiological condition caused by deficiencies, excesses or imbalances in energy and/or nutrients necessary for an active, healthy life. The condition includes undernutrition, overnutrition, and micronutrient deficiencies.
  13. loss of body weight, usually due to not eating enough foods that provide Protein and energy.
  14. poor nutritional state due to inadequate food intake, a chronic disease or malabsorption. Usually means being underweight.
  15. chronic lack of sufficient nutrients to maintain health
  16. Impairment of physical and/or mental health resulting from a failure to fulfill nutrient requirements. Malnutrition may result from consuming too little food, a shortage of key nutrients, or impaired absorption or metabolism due to disease.
  17. Malnutrition is \"bad nourishment\". It concerns having not enough or too much food, as well as the wrong types of food, and also the body\'s inability to use nutrients properly to maintain health [World Health Organisation].
  18. a condition which happens when a person does not eat enough food, or enough of the right sorts of food. Malnourished people are more vulnerable to infection and disease.
  19. (mal ‘bad’ + ‘nutrition’) 1. Insufficient nutritional and food intake, typified by hunger, malnourishment, lethargy, depression, weak immunity, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, and in extreme cases such as famine, symptoms of sunken ribs, bloated belly, weakness, sickness and death by ...
  20. Forces cut off from their supply chain risked malnutrition and starvation. Victims of malnutrition included the Americans in Bataan, prisoners of war held by the Japanese, and Japanese garrisons bypassed by the Allied counteroffensive, such as 17 and 18 Armies.
  21. Ill health due to dietary deficiency or imbalance.
  22. lack of the minimum amount of fluids, proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients essential for sound health and growth. Faulty nutrition may result from poor diet, lack of appetite or abnormal absorption of nutrients from the gastrointestinal tract.
  23. is a significant loss of lean tissue or inadequate diet for a prolonged period in the setting of severe stress. It is a significant component of many diseases.
  24. a state of nutrition in which a deficiency or excess of energy, protein, and other nutrients causes measurable adverse effects on body tissue/form and function, and clinical outcomes
  25. A situation that arises when our bodies fail to get all the nutrients that they need to support growth, repair, movement, thinking, and other bodily functions. ...