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dietetic

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adjective di·e·tet·ic \ˌdī-ə-ˈte-tik\

Definition of dietetic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to diet

  2. 2 :  adapted for use in special diets

di·e·tet·i·cal·ly play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


1579

First Known Use of dietetic

1579


Medical Dictionary

dietetic

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adjective di·etet·ic \ˌdī-ə-ˈtet-ik\

Medical Definition of dietetic

  1. 1:  of or relating to diet

  2. 2:  adapted (as by the elimination of salt or sugar) for use in special diets

  3. di·etet·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb




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