malnutrition

[ mal-noo-trish-uh n, -nyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF malnutrition
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MALNUTRITION

Malnutrition or anemia are also conditions which greatly disturb sleep.

Country children have adenoids, bad teeth, and malnutrition.

Malnutrition of the trees may result also in the production of oily beans.

This is claimed by Knowles, however, to be due to malnutrition.

In a month they were already thinning down from malnutrition and strain.

However, they could have died from malnutrition and been eaten as carrion.

They hadn't shared anything but malnutrition, useless money and death.

It was a plain case of malnutrition, and what could I do to help, in the few days I was to be there?

Malnutrition, poor sanitary-hygienic conditions, and lack of trained personnel are continuing problems.

Malnutrition, shortages of professional medical personnel, and insufficient health facilities were also contributing factors.

WORD ORIGIN

1843, from mal- + nutrition.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MALNUTRITION

emaciation

noungauntness
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