Translation of kwashiorkor in Spanish:


kwashiorkor, n.

Pronunciation /ˌkwɑʃiˈɔrkər//ˌkwaʃɪˈɔːkɔː//ˌkwɒʃɪˈɔːkɔː/


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