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malnutrition

noun [U] uk   /ˌmæl.njuːˈtrɪ.ʃən/  us   /-nuː-/
physical weakness and bad health caused by having too little food, or too little of the types of food necessary for good health: Many of the refugees are suffering from severe malnutrition.
Translations of “malnutrition”
in Vietnamese sự suy dinh dưỡng…
in Spanish desnutrición…
in Thai ภาวะขาดสารอาหาร…
in Malaysian pemakanan tak seimbang…
in French sous-alimentation…
in German die Unterernährung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 營養不良…
in Indonesian kurang gizi…
in Russian недоедание…
in Turkish kötü beslenme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 营养不良…
in Polish niedożywienie…
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