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Definition of "nutrition" []

  • The process of nourishing or being nourished, especially the process by which a living organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and for replacement of tissues. (noun)
  • The science or study that deals with food and nourishment, especially in humans. (noun)
  • A source of nourishment; food. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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  • "Interest in nutrition is at an all-time high, and there is a lot of concern about the health and financial effects of obesity."
  • "In the respiration in the cells of living organisms this nutrition is then reconverted to carbon dioxide and water, so that there is a continuous cyclic process driven by the sun."