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malabsorption (s) (noun), malabsorptions (pl)
Imperfect taking in of food material by the body or inadequate food intake of nutrients, vitamins, or minerals from the intestinal tract: Susan's thinness was caused by malabsorption because her body was unable to use many of the proteins in the meals which she ate.

Common effects of malabsorption include diarrhea and weight loss; while in severe cases, there may also be malnutrition, vitamin deficiency, mineral deficiency, or anemia (deficiency of red blood cells).

This entry is located in the following units: mal-, male-, mali- (page 1) sorb-, sorpt- + (page 4)