MALDEVELOPMENT

is described as the stunted or defective development of an individual due to a variety of factors, for example- genetics, environmental factors and event dietary changes/limitations. A lack of iron in an individuals diet for example can lead to bone deficiencies.

MALDEVELOPMENT: "Any condition or disease which hampers an organisms ability to develop is classed as maldeveloped."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MALDEVELOPMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/maldevelopment/ (accessed December 14, 2019).
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