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

  • n. See dietetics.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A treatise on the regulation of the diet; dietetics.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That department of medicine which relates to the regulation of diet; the doctrine or consideration of aliments; dietetics.


Greek sītos, food, grain + -logy.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


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