noun Pathology.
imperfect incorporation of nutrients into body tissue.

1860–65; mal- + assimilation Unabridged
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malassimilation (ˌmæləˌsɪmɪˈleɪʃən)
pathol defective assimilation of nutrients

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malassimilation mal·as·sim·i·la·tion (māl'ə-sĭm'ə-lā'shən)
Incomplete or imperfect assimilation of nutrients by the body.

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