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dietetics

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noun plural but singular or plural in construction di·e·tet·ics \-ˈte-tiks\

Definition of dietetics

  1. :  the science or art of applying the principles of nutrition to the diet



1799

First Known Use of dietetics

1799

Rhymes with dietetics


Medical Dictionary

dietetics

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noun plural but singular or plural in construction di·etet·ics \-ˈtet-iks\

Medical Definition of dietetics

  1. :  the science or art of applying the principles of nutrition to feeding




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