Sitology
Sitology Si*tol"o*gy, n. [Gr. ???? food + -logy.] A treatise on the regulation of the diet; dietetics. [Written also {sitiology}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • sitology — [sī täl′ə jē] n. [ SITO + LOGY] the study of foods, food values, nutrition, diet, etc.; dietetics …   English World dictionary

  • sitology — /suy tol euh jee/, n. the branch of medicine dealing with nutrition and dietetics. [1860 65; SITO + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • sitology — dietetics Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • sitology — n. dietetics, science concerned with nutrition and diet as related to health (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sitology — si·tol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • sitology —   n. treatise on food or diet; science of diet.    ♦ sitomania, n. abnormal craving for food.    ♦ sitophobia, n. morbid dread of eating; aversion to food; loss of appetite.    ♦ sitotoxism, n. vegetable food poisoning …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • sitology — sīˈtäləjē, sə̇ˈt noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary sito + logy : the science of nutrition and dietetics …   Useful english dictionary

  • sitiology — Sitology Si*tol o*gy, n. [Gr. ???? food + logy.] A treatise on the regulation of the diet; dietetics. [Written also {sitiology}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List of sciences ending in -logy — The sciences in the following list have names formed with the suffix logy . Words ending in logy which are not sciences can be found in the list of non sciences ending in logy. A*Acarology, the study of ticks and mites *Actinobiology, the study… …   Wikipedia

  • dietetics — [dī΄ə tetiks] n. the study of the kinds and quantities of food needed for health * * * di·e·tet·ics (dī ĭ tĕtʹĭks) n. (used with a sing. verb) The study of nutrition as it relates to health. Also called sitology. * * * …   Universalium

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