Noun(1) severe malnutrition in children resulting from a diet excessively high in carbohydrates and low in protein
(1) Children are more strongly affected by kwashiorkor than adults because they are still growing and their protein requirements are higher.(2) However, Baganda suffer from malaria, and children are frequently afflicted with kwashiorkor , a form of protein-calorie malnutrition.(3) As a result, kwashiorkor , a disease caused by protein deficiency, is common.(4) Medication was sent over to treat diseases like goiter, anemia, kwashiorkor , and AIDS, and the people were also educated about their prevention.(5) One boy of 22 months developed severe kwashiorkor on a diet of rice milk and erratic solids.
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