Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The opposition of nutrition; the failure of nutrition, causing the breakdown of tissue.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The opposition of nutrition; the failure of nutrition causing the breaking down of tissue.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Want or defect of nutrition: the opposite of nutrition.

Etymologies

de- +‎ nutrition (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It also occurs in some cases of extreme denutrition, numerous cases having been reported among those who make the prolonged fasts customary in the Russian church.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

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