malnourishment

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n malnourishment not having enough food to develop or function normally
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Usage

In literature:

All three deer killed by the wolves were seriously malnourished, with 6% or less fat content in the marrow of their femurs, or thigh bones.
"An Experimental Translocation of the Eastern Timber Wolf" by Thomas F. Weise
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In news:

A Southmost man is behind bars after authorities found five malnourished pit bulls at his home.
The children were placed with Trinidad native Judith Leekin through a city-run adoption unit and private agencies and moved to Florida, where they were discovered beaten, locked up, malnourished and kept out of school.
A mother's call to 911 about her 18-month-old disabled son sent an ambulance crew to a northern Ohio home where they found the undersized baby dead and six other children, most malnourished.
BELOIT, Wis (WSAU) Beloit Police were investigating a domestic disturbance at a couple's home when they found something really strange in the basement – a malnourished calf.
Officers say a malnourished calf was being kept in the basement of the house.
BELOIT, Wis (WSAU) Beloit Police were investigating a domestic disturbance at a couple's home when they found something really strange in the basement – a malnourished calf .
Police say Spracher was found in his home last night with bruises on his body and was clearly malnourished.
This is Churchill , a Pointer who adopted us three years ago after he was found injured, malnourished, and sick.
More than 524,000 meals packed by Sacramento-area residents are ready to be shipped to malnourished populations around the globe after a three-day assembly event ended Saturday.
Malnourished teen still had baby teeth.
In addition to his injuries, Otto was found terribly malnourished.
The department has two sites where it cares for malnourished horses, giving them a veterinary check-up and a healthy diet.
Percent of population that is malnourished.
"Researchers Raise Fresh Issues in Breast-Feeding Debate," (Aug 29) reports the dilemma faced by malnourished mothers in India whose breast milk may not provide enough nutrition, while: recommended supplements may be dangerous in themselves.
Scarred , malnourished pit bulls found in vacant home.
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