Malnutrition synonyms

măl'no͝o-trĭsh'ən, -nyo͝o-
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(Pathology) A disorder of infancy and early childhood caused by a deficiency of vitamin D, causing soft bones.
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Scurvy is a disease caused by not getting enough ascorbic acid.
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The amount consumed.
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The discomfort, weakness, or pain caused by a prolonged lack of food.
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A disease.
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The state of being starved
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(Pathology) An ailment caused by a deficiency of thiamine (vitamin B1), leading to lethargy and organ complications.
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A generally weakened, emaciated condition of the body, esp. as associated with a chronic illness
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The act of making very lean.
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The state of being tabescent
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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.
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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.