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hypocaloric

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adjective hy·po·ca·lor·ic \ -kə-ˈlȯr-ik, -ˈlōr-, -ˈlär-; -ˈkal-ə-rik \

medical Definition of hypocaloric

:characterized by a low number of dietary calories
  • hypocaloric diets, usually 1,000–1,200 kcal/day
  • —Julie L. Sharpless

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