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  • n. A particular disease whose major symptom is malabsorption.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a chronic disorder that occurs in tropical and non-tropical forms and in both children and adults; nutrients are not absorbed; symptoms include foul-smelling diarrhea and emaciation


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