nonnutritive

adjective non·nu·tri·tive \ ˌnän-ˈnü-trə-tiv , -ˈnẏü- \

Definition of nonnutritive

:not of or relating to nutrition :not providing nourishment
  • nonnutritive sweeteners
  • pacifiers used for nonnutritive sucking

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First Known Use of nonnutritive

1768


Medical Dictionary

nonnutritive

adjective non·nu·tri·tive \ -ˈn(y)ü-trət-iv \

medical Definition of nonnutritive

:not relating to or providing nutrition
  • nonnutritive sweeteners

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