dietetic

adjective di·e·tet·ic \ ˌdī-ə-ˈte-tik \

Definition of dietetic

1 :of or relating to diet
2 :adapted for use in special diets

dietetically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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First Known Use of dietetic

1579


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dietetic

adjective di·etet·ic \ ˌdī-ə-ˈtet-ik \

medical Definition of dietetic

1 :of or relating to diet
2 :adapted (as by the elimination of salt or sugar) for use in special diets

dietetically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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