nutrition

Part of speech: noun

The process by which growth is promoted and waste repaired in living organisms.

Part of speech: noun

Nutriment.

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Usage examples "nutrition":

  1. At dinner- time two more came into the saloon, and the next morning at breakfast the delegation from the Synod were all present, with the exception of two whose minds were not yet quite capable of properly appreciating the subject of nutrition. - "Mrs. Cliff's Yacht", Frank R. Stockton.
  2. Sherman: Chemistry of Food and Nutrition, Second Edition. - "School and Home Cooking", Carlotta C. Greer.
  3. From that time on we are dealing with the problems of nutrition, development, education, and environment; therefore, so- called prenatal influence can have nothing whatever to do with heredity. - "The Mother and Her Child", William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler.