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nutrition

nu·tri·tion

nutrition

 
pronunciation:
nu trI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of ingesting and using nutrients or of providing nourishment.
synonyms:
nourishment, nurture
similar words:
alimentation, sustenance
definition 2: nourishment; food.
synonyms:
alimentation, food, nourishment
similar words:
aliment, diet, foodstuff, nurture, nutriments, subsistence, sustenance
definition 3: the study of nutrients and nourishment, esp. of humans.
similar words:
dietetics
derivations: nutritional (adj.), nutritionary (adj.), nutritionally (adv.)
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