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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
Malnutrition +     
Fetal Nutrition Disorders  
nutritional deficiency disease +   
A condition produced by dietary or metabolic deficiency. The term includes all diseases caused by an insufficient supply of essential nutrients, i.e., protein (or amino acids), vitamins, and minerals. It also includes an inadequacy of calories. (From Dorland, 27th ed; Stedman, 25th ed)
Refeeding Syndrome 
Severe Acute Malnutrition +  

Exact Synonyms: Deficiency Disease ;   Deficiency Diseases
Primary IDs: MESH:D003677 ;   RDO:0004959
Definition Sources: "DO", MESH:D003677

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