👼 Set your curiosity free with rich, wide-ranging, hyper-connected information.

nutrition

Overview

This page has 4 definitions of nutrition in English, French, and Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association). Nutrition is a noun. Also define these 3 related words and terms: biology, nutriment, and nutrition.

See also: Nutrition

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Middle French nutrition, from Old French nutricion, from Latin nutritio.

Pronunciation

Noun

nutrition (usually uncountable, plural nutritions)

  1. (biology) The organic process by which an organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and maintenance.
  2. That which nourishes; nutriment.

Derived terms

Related terms

Translations

See also


French

Etymology

Borrowed from Late Latin nūtrītiō, nūtrītiōnem, from Latin nūtriō.

Pronunciation

Noun

nutrition f (plural nutritions)

  1. nutrition
    • Nutrition definition
      The organic process by which an organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and maintenance. (1 of 2 nutrition definitions)

Related terms

Further reading


Interlingua

Noun

nutrition (uncountable)

  1. nutrition