dietitian
or dietician noun Etymology: dietitian irregular from 1diet + -ician Date: circa 1846 a specialist in dietetics

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dietitian — UK [ˌdaɪəˈtɪʃ(ə)n] / US or dietician UK / US noun [countable] Word forms dietitian : singular dietitian plural dietitians someone whose job is to give people advice about the kind of food they should eat …   English dictionary

  • dietitian — see DIETICIAN (Cf. dietician) …   Etymology dictionary

  • dietitian — meaning an authority on diet, is the recommended spelling, not dietician …   Modern English usage

  • dietitian — (also dietician) ► NOUN ▪ an expert on diet and nutrition …   English terms dictionary

  • dietitian — ☆ dietitian [dī΄ə tish′ən ] n. an expert in dietetics; specialist in planning meals or diets: also Now Rare dietician …   English World dictionary

  • Dietitian — They supervise the preparation and service of food, develop modified diets, participate in research, and educate individuals and groups on good nutritional habits.[1][2] The goals of dietitians are to provide medical nutritional intervention, and …   Wikipedia

  • Dietitian — Dietist Di et*ist, Dietitian Di e*ti tian, n. One skilled in dietetics. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dietitian — /duy i tish euhn/, n. a person who is an expert in nutrition or dietetics. Also, dietician. [1840 50; DIET1 + itian; see ICIAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • dietitian — noun a person who studies or practices dietetics …   Wiktionary

  • dietitian — An expert in dietetics. * * * di·eti·tian or di·eti·cian .dī ə tish ən n a specialist in dietetics * * * di·e·ti·tian (di″ə tishґən) a person trained in the scientific use of diet in health and disease …   Medical dictionary

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