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nu·tri·ent

 (no͞o′trē-ənt, nyo͞o′-)
n.
A source of nourishment, especially a nourishing ingredient in a food.
adj.
Providing nourishment.

[Latin nūtriēns, nūtrient-, present participle of nūtrīre, to suckle; see (s)nāu- in Indo-European roots.]

nutrient

(ˈnjuːtrɪənt)
n
1. (Botany) any of the mineral substances that are absorbed by the roots of plants for nourishment
2. (Biology) any substance that nourishes an organism
adj
(Biology) providing or contributing to nourishment: a nutrient solution.
[C17: from Latin nūtrīre to nourish]

nu•tri•ent

(ˈnu tri ənt, ˈnyu-)

adj.
1. nourishing; providing nourishment or nutriment.
2. containing or conveying nutriment, as solutions or vessels of the body.
n.
3. a nutrient substance.
[1640–50; < Latin nūtrient- (s. of nūtriēns), present participle of nūtrīre to feed, nourish]

nu·tri·ent

(no͞o′trē-ənt)
A substance that provides nourishment. Plants absorb nutrients mainly from the soil in the form of minerals and other inorganic compounds. Animals obtain nutrients from the foods they eat or take in. The three most important nutrients for animals are proteins, carbohydrates, and fats.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nutrient - any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissuenutrient - any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
substance - a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties; "shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man"
vitellus, yolk - nutritive material of an ovum stored for the nutrition of an embryo (especially the yellow mass of a bird or reptile egg)
solid food, food - any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment; "food and drink"
comfort food - food that is simply prepared and gives a sense of wellbeing; typically food with a high sugar or carbohydrate content that is associated with childhood or with home cooking
comestible, eatable, edible, pabulum, victual, victuals - any substance that can be used as food
fare - the food and drink that are regularly served or consumed
food product, foodstuff - a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food
aliment, alimentation, nourishment, nutriment, sustenance, victuals, nutrition - a source of materials to nourish the body
commissariat, provisions, viands, victuals, provender - a stock or supply of foods
feed, provender - food for domestic livestock
manna from heaven, miraculous food, manna - (Old Testament) food that God gave the Israelites during the Exodus
beverage, drinkable, potable, drink - any liquid suitable for drinking; "may I take your beverage order?"
water - a liquid necessary for the life of most animals and plants; "he asked for a drink of water"
soul food - food traditionally eaten by African-Americans in the South
micronutrient - a substance needed only in small amounts for normal body function (e.g., vitamins or minerals)
chyme - a semiliquid mass of partially digested food that passes from the stomach through the pyloric sphincter into the duodenum
culture medium, medium - (bacteriology) a nutrient substance (solid or liquid) that is used to cultivate micro-organisms
2.nutrient - any substance (such as a chemical element or inorganic compound) that can be taken in by a green plant and used in organic synthesis
substance - a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties; "shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man"
water - a liquid necessary for the life of most animals and plants; "he asked for a drink of water"
Adj.1.nutrient - of or providing nourishmentnutrient - of or providing nourishment; "good nourishing stew"
wholesome - conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being; "wholesome attitude"; "wholesome appearance"; "wholesome food"

nutrient

adjective
Providing nourishment:
Translations
živina
næringsstof
ravintoaine
hranjiva tvar
næringarefni
栄養分
영양제
živina
näringsämne
สารอาหาร
besinbesleyicibesleyici maddegıda
chất dinh dưỡng

nutrient

[ˈnjuːtrɪənt]
A. Nnutriente m
B. ADJnutritivo

nutrient

[ˈnjuːtriənt]
adjnutritif/ive

nutrient

adj substancenahrhaft; nutrient cream/solutionNährcreme f/-lösung f
nNährstoff m

nutrient

[ˈnjuːtrɪənt]
2. adjnutriente
nutrient cycle (Geol) → ciclo pedogenetico

nutritious

(njuˈtriʃəs) adjective
valuable as food; nourishing.
nutrient (ˈnjuːtriənt) noun
a substance which gives nourishment. This food contains important nutrients.
ˈnutriment noun
nourishment; food.
nuˈtrition noun
(the act of giving or getting) nourishment, or the scientific study of this.
nuˈtritional adjective

nutrient

مَادَّةٌ مُغَذِّيَةٌ živina næringsstof Nährstoff θρεπτική ουσία nutriente ravintoaine nutriment hranjiva tvar sostanza nutritiva 栄養分 영양제 voedingsstof næringsstoff substancja odżywcza nutriente питательное вещество näringsämne สารอาหาร besleyici chất dinh dưỡng 营养品

nu·tri·ent

n. alimento, nutriente, sustancia nutritiva.

nutrient

n nutriente m
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