|a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
malnutrition mal·nu·tri·tion (māl'n&oomacr;-trĭsh'ən, -ny&oomacr;-)
Poor nutrition because of an insufficient or poorly balanced diet or faulty digestion or utilization of foods.
|malnutrition (māl'n-trĭsh'ən) Pronunciation Key
Poor nutrition caused by an insufficient, oversufficient, or poorly balanced diet or by a medical condition, such as chronic diarrhea, resulting in inadequate digestion or utilization of foods.