protein malnutrition


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pro·tein mal·nu·tri·tion

undernutrition resulting from inadequate intake of protein; characteristic manifestations include nutritional edema, kwashiorkor.
Malnutrition associated with suboptimal caloric intake, seen in African children weaned from protein-rich maternal milk and fed protein-poor cereals, cassava and sweet potatoes
Lab Anaemia, decreased haematocrit, blood volume, decreased albumin
Treatment Succotash, a diet mixture that provides the deficient amino acids

protein malnutrition

Kwashiorkor, see there.

pro·tein mal·nu·tri·tion

(prōtēn malnū-trishŭn)
Undernutrition resulting from inadequate intake of protein; characteristic manifestations include nutritional edema.
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The current study designed a protein malnutrition mice-model to determine whether dietary supplementation with WP could enhance normal wound healing.
The results found, according to previous mentioned studies indicated both memory and learning deficits provoked by protein malnutrition imposed during the lactation and post-lactation phases.
Two levels of controls (normal and low protein controls, NPC, LPC) were employed so as to determine the combined effects of E and Q associated with protein malnutrition.
Watch your diet: Starvation and protein malnutrition can result in fat build up in the liver.
Protein malnutrition experimental studies on different-age rat showed that the small intestine presents alterations demonstrated by the reduction of the intestinal wall layer thickness (Natali et al.
The incidence of protein malnutrition decreased steadily during the 30-year period of the study from 30% in the first few years to 2% in the last few years.
9% of the patients had an abnormally low arm-muscle area, and 20-40% of patients had serological indicators of protein malnutrition (Table I).
Nutritional causes of fat in the liver include: starvation, obesity, protein malnutrition and intestinal bypass operation for obesity.
Agronomists initially thought opaque-2 would become the high-quality grain to tackle protein malnutrition.
Tuso cares for his patients was in the lower 5th percentile in national nutritional outcomes and over 60 percent of his patients were suffering from protein malnutrition.