from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The faculty possessed by all substances capable of self-nourishment of manifesting the nutritive acts by changes of form, of volume, or of structure.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The capability possessed by all living things of undergoing changes in form, size, or structure, as the result of the nutritive processes.
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