Nutrition

  • 1NUTRITION — Du fait même qu’il fonctionne, l’organisme dépense. S’il paraît évident que la croissance exige la fourniture de nouveaux éléments, il n’en est pas moins vrai que le simple entretien des cellules vivantes demande un apport constant de matière et… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2Nutrition — Nu*tri tion, n. [Cf. F. nutrition. See {Nutritious}.] 1. (Physiol.) In the broadest sense, a process or series of processes by which a living organism as a whole (or its component parts or organs) is maintained in its normal condition of life and …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3nutrition — Nutrition. s. f. v. L action de la faculté nutritive. Il ne se fait plus de nutrition dans cette partie. cela empesche la nutrition …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 4nutrition — (n.) early 15c., from O.Fr. nutrition (14c.) and directly from L. nutritionem (nom. nutritio) a nourishing, noun of action from pp. stem of nutrire to nourish, suckle (see NOURISH (Cf. nourish)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5Nutrition — (lat.), Ernährung; nutritiv, nährend, nahrhaft; Nutritor, Ernährer, Pfleger (besonders als Titel hoher Beschützer von Schulen und Universitäten); Nutrix, Ernährerin, Amme …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 6nutrition — index sustenance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 7nutrition — [n] food diet, menu, nourishment, nutriment, subsistence, sustenance, victuals; concept 457 Ant. deprivation, starvation …

    New thesaurus

  • 8nutrition — ► NOUN 1) the process of taking in and assimilating nutrients. 2) the branch of science concerned with this process. DERIVATIVES nutritional adjective nutritionist noun. ORIGIN Latin, from nutrire nourish …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9nutrition — [no͞o trish′ən, nyo͞otrish′ən] n. [MFr < L nutritio, nutricio < nutrix, NURSE] 1. a nourishing or being nourished; esp., the series of processes by which an organism takes in and assimilates food for promoting growth and replacing worn or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10Nutrition — The Nutrition Facts table indicates the amounts of nutrients which experts recommend to limit or consume in adequate amounts. Nutrition (also called nourishment or aliment) is the provision, to cells and organisms, of the materials necessary (in… …

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  • 11Nutrition — Aliments sources de magnésium. La nutrition (du latin nutrire : nourrir) désigne les processus par lesquels un être vivant transforme des aliments pour assurer son fonctionnement. La nutrition est également une science pluridisciplinaire,… …

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  • 12nutrition — nutritional, nutritionary, adj. nutritionally, adv. /nooh trish euhn, nyooh /, n. 1. the act or process of nourishing or of being nourished. 2. the science or study of, or a course of study in, nutrition, esp. of humans. 3. the process by which… …

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  • 13nutrition — (nu tri sion ; en vers, de quatre syllabes) s. f. Propriété élémentaire des corps organisés, caractérisée par le double mouvement continu de combinaison et de décombinaison que présentent, sans se détruire, les végétaux et les animaux. •   Il [l… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 14nutrition — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ adequate, balanced, good, proper ▪ inadequate, poor ▪ Many children at the school were found to be suffering from inadequate nutrition …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15nutrition — 01. Good [nutrition] is essential for good health. 02. Adequate [nutrition] is essential to the proper physical development of children. 03. Doing lots of exercise won t keep you healthy if you don t eat [nutritious] food as well. 04. The… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 16nutrition — nu|tri|tion [nju:ˈtrıʃən US nu: ] n [U] [Date: 1500 1600; : Old French; Origin: Late Latin nutritio, from Latin nutrire; NUTRIENT] 1.) the process of giving or getting the right type of food for good health and growth →↑malnutrition ▪ Nutrition… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17nutrition — [[t]njuːtrɪ̱ʃ(ə)n, AM nu͟ː [/t]] N UNCOUNT Nutrition is the process of taking food into the body and absorbing the nutrients in those foods. There are alternative sources of nutrition to animal meat... As in all experimental sciences, we still do …

    English dictionary

  • 18nutrition — nu|tri|tion [ nu trıʃn ] noun uncount * 1. ) food considered as something that keeps you healthy: adequate/poor nutrition a guide to good nutrition 2. ) the science of food and its effect on health and growth ╾ nu|tri|tion|al [ nu trıʃənl ]… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19nutrition — The taking in and use of food and other nourishing material by the body. Nutrition is a 3 part process. First, food or drink is consumed. Second, the body breaks down the food or drink into nutrients. Third, the nutrients travel through the… …

    English dictionary of cancer terms

  • 20nutrition — n. 1 a the process of providing or receiving nourishing substances. b food, nourishment. 2 the study of nutrients and nutrition. Derivatives: nutritional adj. Etymology: F nutrition or LL nutritio (as NUTRIENT) …

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