- imperfect incorporation of nutrients into body tissue.
Origin of malassimilation
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Examples from the Web for malassimilation
In all conditions of malassimilation, there is more or less autointoxication.Encyclopedia of Diet, Vol. 4 (of 5)
According to the label, Seng is indicated in indigestion, malassimilation, malnutrition and wasting diseases.
- pathol defective assimilation of nutrients
Word Origin and History for malassimilation
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- Incomplete or imperfect assimilation of nutrients by the body.