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malassimilation

[ mal-uh-sim-uh-ley-shuhn ]
/ ˌmæl əˌsɪm əˈleɪ ʃən /
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noun Pathology.
imperfect incorporation of nutrients into body tissue.
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Origin of malassimilation

First recorded in 1860–65; mal- + assimilation

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British Dictionary definitions for malassimilation

malassimilation
/ (ˌmæləˌsɪmɪˈleɪʃən) /

noun
pathol defective assimilation of nutrients
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