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nutrition

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noun nu·tri·tion \n(y)u̇-ˈtrish-ən\

Medical Definition of nutrition

  1. 1:  the act or process of nourishing or being nourished; specifically :  the sum of the processes by which an animal or plant takes in and utilizes food substances

  2. 2:  food 1, nourishment

  3. nu·tri·tion·al \-ˈtrish-nəl, -ən-əl\play adjective
    nu·tri·tion·al·ly \-ē\play adverb





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