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  Definition of nutrition
  1. the scientific study of food and drink (especially in humans)
  2. a source of materials to nourish the body
  3. (physiology) the organic process of nourishing or being nourished; the processes by which an organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and maintenance
Similar Words: nutriment, nourishment, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victuals

 

Hyponyms: milk, course, dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treat, dish, fast food, finger food, ingesta, kosher, meal, repast, mess, mince, puree, stodge, wheat germ, vitamin pill, vitamin

 

Derivational Morphology: nutrify, aliment, nourish, nurture, sustain

 

 
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