1. Nourishing, affording nutriment. ... 2. A nutritious substance, food or a component of food. ... Origin: L. Nutriens ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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(noo´tre-әnt) nourishing; aiding nutrition. a food or biochemical substance used by the body that must be supplied in adequate amounts from foods consumed. There are six classes of nutrients: water, proteins, carbohydrates, fats, minerals, and vitamins.
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• (n.) Any substance which has nutritious qualities, i. e., which nourishes or promotes growth. • (a.) Nutritious; nourishing; promoting growth. • (a.) Nutritious; nourishing; promoting growth. • (n.) Any substance which has nutritious qualities, i. e., which nourishes or promote...
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substance that an organism must obtain from its surroundings for growth and the sustenance of life. So-called nonessential nutrients are those that ... [14 related articles]
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(L. nutriens) 1. nourishing, affording nutriment. 2. a nutritious substance; food, or a component of food.
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nutrient 1. In biological energetics, food; or any substance which provides the specific materials necessary for the growth, maintenance, and reproduction of living organisms. 2. A nutritious substance, food, or a component of food. 3. A substance that provides nourishment; such as, the minerals t...
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A nutrient is a chemical that an organism needs to live and grow or a substance used in an organism`s metabolism which must be taken in from its environment. They are used to build and repair tissues, regulate body processes and are converted to and used as energy. Methods for nutrient intake vary,...
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Any food, chemical element or compound an organism requires to live, grow, or reproduce.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: nū′trē-ĕnt Definitions: 1. A constituent of food necessary for normal physiologic function.
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A nourishing substance.
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A chemical compound (such as protein, fat, carbohydrate, vitamin, or mineral) contained in foods. These compounds are used by the body to function and grow.
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1) Alimental 2) Alimentary 3) Fuel for the body 4) Nourishing 5) Nutritious 6) Nutritive 7) Wholesome
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