HyperDic: nutrition

English > 3 senses of the word nutrition:
NOUNprocessnutrition(physiology) the organic process of nourishing or being nourished
foodnutrition, nutriment, nourishment, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victualsa source of materials to nourish the body
cognitionnutritionthe scientific study of food and drink (especially in humans)
nutrition > pronunciation
Soundsnuwtrih'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > nutrition: 3 senses > noun 1, process
Meaning(physiology) the organic process of nourishing or being nourished; the processes by which an organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and maintenance.
CategoryphysiologyThe branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
Broaderorganic process, biological processA process occurring in living organisms
Spanishnutrición
Catalannutrició
Adjectivesnutritional, nutritionaryof or relating to or providing nutrition
nutritiousof or providing nourishment
trophicof or relating to nutrition
Nounsnutritionista specialist in the study of nutrition
Verbsnutrifygive nourishment to
English > nutrition: 3 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningA source of materials to nourish the body.
Synonymsnutriment, nourishment, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victuals
NarrowercoursePart of a meal served at one time
dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treatSomething considered choice to eat
dishA particular item of prepared food
fast foodinexpensive food (hamburgers or chicken or milkshakes) prepared and served quickly
finger foodFood to be eaten with the fingers
ingestaSolid and liquid nourishment taken into the body through the mouth
kosherFood that fulfills the requirements of Jewish dietary law
meal, repastThe food served and eaten at one time
messSoft semiliquid food
milkproduced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young
minceFood chopped into small bits
pureeFood prepared by cooking and straining or processed in a blender
stodgeHeavy and filling (and usually starchy) food
vitaminAny of a group of organic substances essential in small quantities to normal metabolism
wheat germembryo of the wheat kernel
Broaderfood, nutrientAny substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
Spanishalimentación, alimento, comida, nutrición, nutriente, nutrientes, nutrimento, sustento
Catalanaliment, menjar, nutrient, sustent
Adjectivesnutritional, nutritionaryof or relating to or providing nutrition
nutritiousof or providing nourishment
Nounsnutritionista specialist in the study of nutrition
English > nutrition: 3 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe scientific study of food and drink (especially in humans).
Categoryhomo, man, human being, humanAny living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
Broaderscience, scientific disciplineA particular branch of scientific knowledge
Adjectivesnutritional, nutritionaryof or relating to or providing nutrition
Nounsnutritionista specialist in the study of nutrition

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