What does the word malnutrition mean?

Usage examples for malnutrition

  1. Professor Franz Boas, in discussing this experiment, says that most of the brain weights constituting the general series are obtained in anatomical institutes, and the individuals who find their way there are poorly developed on account of malnutrition and of life under unfavourable circumstances, while the eminent men represent a much better nourished class. – The Black Man's Place in South Africa by Peter Nielsen
  2. " You must be suffering from malnutrition. – Manners of the Age by Horace Brown Fyfe
  3. This obstructs the free circulation of the blood and causes malnutrition of the brain and other vital organs. – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr

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