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nutrition

noun nu·tri·tion \n(y)-ˈtrish-ən\

Medical Definition of NUTRITION

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