Medical Definition of Malabsorption
Malabsorption: Poor intestinal absorption of nutrients. Malabsorption can occur from diseases that injure the bowels, such as Crohn's disease, Whipple's disease, celiac disease, and many others.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
Last Editorial Review: 5/13/2016
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