These institutions are not habitable; children are malnourished and in some cases starving and emaciated.
The doctor at the American Medical Center told us that Alex was malnourished.
A woman who is malnourished or a competitive athlete who has stopped ovulating can have trouble getting pregnant.
“This was the first time in my life really seeing a malnourished child,” Ali said.
Likewise, a malnourished pregnant women can be at increased risk of delivering early.
“This was the first time in my life really seeing a malnourished child,” says Khalia Ali of her trip to the Congo.
Morris searched for whatever strength was left in his malnourished body.
malnourished mal·nour·ished (māl-nûr'ĭsht, -nŭr'-)
Affected by improper nutrition or an insufficient diet.