Malnutrition. Protein / Energy. Definitions of Malnutrition. Kwashiorkor: protein deficiency Marasmus: energy deficiency Marasmic/ Kwashiorkor: combination of chronic energy deficiency and chronic or acute protein deficiency Failure to thrive: marasmus in U. S. children under 3.
Protein / Energy
“the sickness the older child gets when the next baby is born”