malnutrition Inadequate nutrition.
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Malnutrition is the condition that results from taking an unbalanced diet in which certain nutrients are lacking, in excess (too high an intake), or in the wrong proportions. A number of different nutrition disorders may arise, depending on which nutrients are under or overabundant in the diet. In ...
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Inadequate nutrition, especially in children, which may involve all or parts of the diet (marasmus), or may be predominantly of proteins (kwashiorkor) or vitamins (pellagra, beriberi, scurvy). In marasmus, essential factors for metabolism are derived from the breakdown of body tissues; extreme wasti...
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Poor nourishment of the body resulting from insufficient food, improper diet, a metabolic abnormality that causes weight loss and fatigue. Maternal malnutrition may be a factor in an fetus that is considered small-for-gestational age.
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malnutrition, insufficiency of one or more nutritional elements necessary for health and well-being. Primary malnutrition is caused by the lack of essential foodstuffs—usually vitamins, minerals, or proteins—in the diet. In some areas of the world a poor economy or such regional conditio...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: mal′nū-trish′ŭn Definitions: 1. Faulty nutrition resulting from malabsorption, poor diet, or overeating.
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Condition resulting from a defective diet where certain important food nutrients (such as proteins, vitamins, or carbohydrates) are absent. It can lead to deficiency diseases. A related problem is undernourishment. A high global death rate linked to malnutrition has arisen from famine situations cau...
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A condition caused by not getting enough calories or the right amount of key nutrients, such as vitamins and minerals, that are needed for health. Malnutrition may occur when there is a lack of nutrients in the diet or when the body cannot absorb nutrients from food. Cancer and cancer treatment may ...
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1) A state of poor nutrition 2) Deficiency disease 3) Famine 4) Hunger 5) Starvation
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