dietetic

adjective

di·​e·​tet·​ic ˌdī-ə-ˈte-tik How to pronounce dietetic (audio)
1
: of or relating to diet
2
: adapted for use in special diets
dietetically adverb

Examples of dietetic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This change in dietetic patterns of species that may as less amenable to the fermentation process than other customarily used meats also play a role in some of the more recent botulism outbreaks. Rebecca Kreston, Discover Magazine, 14 Aug. 2011 Canned dietetic foods, juices and soups may be especially helpful for elderly or ill people, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Christina Maxouris, CNN, 15 Jan. 2022 Botulism poses a unique and recurring public health threat to Alaskan natives due to a pretty neat triumvirate of ecological, dietetic and cultural factors that enhance the risk of infection. Rebecca Kreston, Discover Magazine, 14 Aug. 2011 The bride has a bachelor's degree in nutrition from the University of Central Arkansas and completed a dietetic internship at the University of Oklahoma. Cary Jenkins, Arkansas Online, 23 Oct. 2022 Goal setting is a practical step to improving the growth and success of your private dietetic practice. Yec, Forbes, 17 June 2022 Created by Jamie Ray, dietetic intern, Henry Ford Health System, and tested by Susan Selasky for the Free Press Test Kitchen at the Great Lakes Culinary Center in Southfield. Susan Selasky, USA TODAY, 23 Dec. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1579, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of dietetic was in 1579

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“Dietetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dietetic. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

dietetic

adjective
di·​etet·​ic
ˌdī-ə-ˈtet-ik
: of or relating to diet or dietetics

Medical Definition

dietetic

adjective
di·​etet·​ic ˌdī-ə-ˈtet-ik How to pronounce dietetic (audio)
1
: of or relating to diet
2
: adapted (as by the elimination of salt or sugar) for use in special diets
dietetically adverb

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