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malnutrition
Subject Category
H Health and Pathology
Definition
A condition caused by inadequate intake or inadequate digestion of nutrients. It may result from eating an inadequate or unbalanced diet, digestive problems, absorption problems, or other medical conditions.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/20759
Used For
malnourishment
undernutrition
Broader Term
deficiency diseases
Narrower Term
protein energy malnutrition
Related Term
cachexia
diet
failure to thrive
famine
food deprivation
food intake
health status
hunger
inherited metabolic diseases
malabsorption
metabolic diseases
nutrient intake
nutritional adequacy
nutritional status
obesity
overnutrition
overweight
refeeding syndrome
starvation
undereating
underweight
Spanish
desnutrición
Term Number
20759