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Definition 1: a state of poor nutrition; can result from insufficient or excessive or unbalanced diet or from inability to absorb foods - [noun denoting state]

(malnutrition is a kind of ...) any disease caused by a lack of an essential nutrient (as a vitamin or mineral)

(... is a kind of malnutrition ) any of several diseases caused by deficiency of one or more vitamins

(... is a kind of malnutrition ) severe malnutrition in children resulting from a diet excessively high in carbohydrates and low in protein

(... is a kind of malnutrition ) extreme malnutrition and emaciation (especially in children); can result from inadequate intake of food or from malabsorption or metabolic disorders

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