malnourishment

n.

1899, see mal- + nourishment.


RELATED WORDS


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  1. mercurize,
  2. mercuro-,
  3. mercurochrome,
  4. mercurous,
  5. mercurous chloride,
  6. mercury arc,
  7. mercury barometer,
  8. mercury chloride,
  9. mercury fulminate,
  10. mercury mass

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malnourishment

[măl-nûrĭsh-mənt]

n.

Malnutrition.

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