noun. abnormal absorption of nutrients from the digestive tract.
- absorption (English)
- mal- (English)
- mal- (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
Example sentences of the word malabsorption
1. Noun, singular or mass
High-fructose corn syrup is a cheap sweetener that's now used in many foods and beverages, which is bad news for those with symptoms of fructose malabsorption.