A disease caused by deficiency of vitamin C, characterized by spongy and bleeding gums, bleeding under the skin, and extreme weakness.
A progressive wasting of body tissue.
A disease caused by a deficiency of thiamine, endemic in eastern and southern Asia, and characterized by neurological symptoms, cardiovascular abnormalities, and edema.
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 11 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for malnutrition, like: rickets, scurvy, consumption, hunger, illness, starvation, beriberi, cachexia, emaciation, kwashiorkor and tabescence.