Scurvy is a disease caused by not getting enough ascorbic acid.
The discomfort, weakness, or pain caused by a prolonged lack of food.
The state of being starved
A generally weakened, emaciated condition of the body, esp. as associated with a chronic illness
Severe protein malnutrition, especially in children after weaning, marked by lethargy, growth retardation, anemia, edema, potbelly, skin depigmentation, and hair loss or change in hair color.
Find another word for malnutrition. In this page you can discover 22 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for malnutrition, like: rickets, scurvy, consumption, hunger, illness, starvation, beriberi, malnourishment, protein-deficiency, cachexia and emaciation.