dietetics

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

Definition of dietetics

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

First Known Use of dietetics

1799

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dietetics

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

medical Definition of dietetics

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

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