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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmalnutritionmal‧nu‧tri‧tion /ˌmælnjʊˈtrɪʃən $ -nʊ-/ noun [uncountable]  MIHUNGRY/STARVINGwhen someone becomes ill or weak because they have not eaten enough good foodnutrition refugees suffering from malnutrition
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malnutritionThe etiology of this disorder may include alcoholism, malnutrition, or submassive hepatic necrosis.And the cycle of bad weather, poor harvests, high prices and malnutrition looked all set to repeat itself.The starvation effects of anorexia nervosa are very different to those found in conditions such as protein-calorie malnutrition or famine.A survey of US households found evidence of malnutrition in those persons with the lowest incomes.Populations simply keep rising until they meet the limits of malnutrition.Many of the children showed signs of malnutrition.The signs of malnutrition are multiple.Several important features of the medical history that are suggestive of malnutrition are outlined on p. 190.These problems include those associated with rural poverty, malnutrition, population changes and environmental degradation in developing nations.Among the millions who die each year through malnutrition there are many children of the Kingdom.
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