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Definition 1: the scientific study of food and drink (especially in humans) - [noun denoting cognition]

(nutrition is a kind of ...) a particular branch of scientific knowledge

"the science of genetics"

(nutrition belongs to category ...) any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage

Definition 2: a source of materials to nourish the body - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for nutrition in the sense of this definition

(nutrition is a kind of ...) any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue

(... is a kind of nutrition ) embryo of the wheat kernel; removed before milling and eaten as a source of vitamins

(... is a kind of nutrition ) heavy and filling (and usually starchy) food

(... is a kind of nutrition ) food prepared by cooking and straining or processed in a blender

(... is a kind of nutrition ) food chopped into small bits

"a mince of mushrooms"

(... is a kind of nutrition ) soft semiliquid food

"a mess of porridge"

(... is a kind of nutrition ) the food served and eaten at one time

(... is a kind of nutrition ) food that fulfills the requirements of Jewish dietary law

(... is a kind of nutrition ) solid and liquid nourishment taken into the body through the mouth

(... is a kind of nutrition ) food to be eaten with the fingers

(... is a kind of nutrition ) inexpensive food (hamburgers or chicken or milkshakes) prepared and served quickly

(... is a kind of nutrition ) a particular item of prepared food

"she prepared a special dish for dinner"

(... is a kind of nutrition ) something considered choice to eat

(... is a kind of nutrition ) part of a meal served at one time

"she prepared a three course meal"

(... is a kind of nutrition ) produced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young

(... is a kind of nutrition ) any of a group of organic substances essential in small quantities to normal metabolism

Definition 3: (physiology) the organic process of nourishing or being nourished; the processes by which an organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and maintenance - [noun denoting process]

(nutrition is a kind of ...) a process occurring in living organisms

(nutrition belongs to category ...) the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms

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