Reference Entry

emaciation

David A. Bender

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

Fourth edition


Published online January 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191752391

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Extreme thinness and wasting, caused by disease or undernutrition. See also cachexia; protein-energy malnutrition.

Reference Entry.  15 words. 

Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink

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