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."
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