[mal-noo-trish-uh n, -nyoo-] /ˌmæl nuˈtrɪʃ ən, -nyu-/
lack of proper ; inadequate or unbalanced .
lack of adequate nutrition resulting from insufficient food, unbalanced diet, or defective assimilation
1843, from mal- + nutrition.
malnutrition mal·nu·tri·tion (māl’nōō-trĭsh’ən, -nyōō-)
Poor nutrition because of an insufficient or poorly balanced diet or faulty digestion or utilization of foods.
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.
Inadequate nutrition caused by the lack of a balanced diet or by disorders of the digestive system in which the nutrients from food cannot be absorbed properly.
[mal-uh-kloo-zhuh n] /ˌmæl əˈklu ʒən/ noun, Dentistry. 1. faulty ; irregular contact of opposing teeth in the upper and lower jaws. /ˌmæləˈkluːʒən/ noun 1. (dentistry) a defect in the normal position of the upper and lower teeth when the mouth is closed, as from abnormal development of the jaw n. 1864, from mal- + occlusion. […]
[mal-oh-der] /mælˈoʊ dər/ noun 1. an unpleasant or offensive ; stench.
[mal-oh-der-uh s] /mælˈoʊ dər əs/ adjective 1. having an unpleasant or offensive odor; smelling bad: a malodorous swamp. /mælˈəʊdərəs/ adjective 1. having a bad smell adj. 1832, from mal- “bad” + odorous. Related: Malodorously; malodorousness.
malonate (māl’ə-nāt’, -nĭt) A salt or ester of malonic acid.