from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Poor nutrition because of an insufficient or poorly balanced diet or faulty digestion or utilization of foods.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Imperfect nutrition; defect of sustenance from imperfect assimilation of food.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Physiol.) Faulty or imperfect nutrition; inadequate or unbalanced food intake.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a lack of adequate nourishment

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a state of poor nutrition; can result from insufficient or excessive or unbalanced diet or from inability to absorb foods


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