Imperfect absorption of food material by the small intestine.
More example sentences
- Cystic fibrosis also causes malabsorption, although fat absorption is the hallmark of this condition.
- Weight loss is accomplished both by restriction of food quantity and malabsorption of nutrients.
- Other post-op complications include portal hypertension, malabsorption and rickets.
Definition of malabsorption in:
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