Definition of malnutrition in English:
Lack of proper nutrition, caused by not having enough to eat, not eating enough of the right things, or being unable to use the food that one does eat: over 40,000 children die every day from malnutrition and disease
More example sentences
- Food shortages and malnutrition had their biggest impact on Afghan girl children.
- There is a higher incidence of malnutrition and ill health in the war torn areas.
- Many, however, are found to be suffering instead from other illness, or from exhaustion or malnutrition.
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