[mal-uh-sim-uh-ley-shuh n] /ˌmæl əˌsɪm əˈleɪ ʃən/

noun, Pathology.
imperfect incorporation of nutrients into body tissue.
(pathol) defective assimilation of nutrients

also mal-assimilation, 1840, from mal- + assimilation.

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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