[ mal-uh-sim-uh-ley-shuh n ]
/ ˌmæl əˌsɪm əˈleɪ ʃən /
imperfect incorporation of nutrients into body tissue.
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Examples from the Web for malassimilation
According to the label, Seng is indicated in indigestion, malassimilation, malnutrition and wasting diseases.
In all conditions of malassimilation, there is more or less autointoxication.Encyclopedia of Diet, Vol. 4 (of 5)|Eugene Christian
British Dictionary definitions for malassimilation
/ (ˌmæləˌsɪmɪˈleɪʃən) /
pathol defective assimilation of nutrients
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Medicine definitions for malassimilation
[ măl′ə-sĭm′ə-lā′shən ]
Incomplete or imperfect assimilation of nutrients by the body.
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