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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The study of nutrition as it relates to health. Also called sitology.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The study of diet and nutrition in relation to health and disease.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. That part of the medical or hygienic art which relates to diet or food; rules for diet.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That department of medicine which relates to the regulation of diet.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the scientific study of food preparation and intake

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