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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.

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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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