Definitions

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

  • n. A person specializing in dietetics.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who studies or practices dietetics.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as dietist.

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

  • n. a specialist in the study of nutrition

Etymologies

diet1 + -itian (alteration of -ician).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • The dietitian is always available to answer any questions that may come up as you become more familiar with the treatment and the diet.

    Nutrition and Dialysis

  • Its her job to look good as a celeb and she spends thousands of dollars on it. so if you call the dietitian planned menus, the trainers supervising the pregnancy and hundred other things that go into it naturally, well its natural then. some of them schedule tummy tucks along with the cesarean.

    Gossip Girl And The Tummy Of Doom

  • Or the hospital cafeteria-line serving woman sitting there on her day off with a cat fur around her neck, telling the proprietor she was a "dietitian" - both of them knowing she was lying.

    The Autobiography of Malcolm X

  • Many insurance companies only pay for one visit per year with a dietitian, which isn't enough to change behaviors, O'Shaughnessy said.

    The Seattle Times

  • Her words push me to recall a dietitian's comments when I revealed my plan to taste deep-fried pizza.

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  • As in, I know something about nutrition (although that is in fact not required) as anyone can call themselves a nutritionist, as opposed to say a 'dietitian' which actually requires some knowledge.

    ThePickards

  • "People don't eat off a pyramid, they eat off a plate," said Dawn Jackson Blatner, a registered dietitian in Chicago.

    Uncle Sam's Latest Menu

  • As a registered dietitian, I can assure you that it is very difficult for many people to meet the military weight standards "Battle of the Bulge," Feb. 1.

    Weight rules are inadequate for measuring troops; promoting geothermal power

  • She was a dietitian who specialized in treating individuals with HIV and AIDS.

    Live and Let Love

  • For specific advice about your diet, please consult privately with a registered dietitian.

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