Definitions for undernourishment
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
un•der•nour•ishedˌʌn dərˈnɜr ɪʃt, -ˈnʌr-(adj.)
not nourished with sufficient or proper food to maintain health or normal growth.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Nutrition
lacking the essential elements for proper development:
Origin of undernourished:
not having enough food to develop or function normally
The condition of being undernourished
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