Definition of malnutrition noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

malnutrition

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌmælnjuːˈtrɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmælnuːˈtrɪʃn//
 
[uncountable] Healthy eating habits, Poverty and famine
 
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a poor condition of health caused by a lack of food or a lack of the right type of food compare nutrition See related entries: Healthy eating habits, Poverty and famine
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: malnutrition