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or di·e·ti·cian  (dī′ĭ-tĭsh′ən)
A person specializing in dietetics.

[diet + -itian (alteration of -ician).]


or di•e•ti•cian

(ˌdaɪ ɪˈtɪʃ ən)

a person who is an expert in nutrition or dietetics.
[1840–50; diet1 + -itian; see -ician]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dietitian - a specialist in the study of nutritiondietitian - a specialist in the study of nutrition
specialiser, specialist, specializer - an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning
إخْتِصاصي في نِظام التَّغْذِيَه


(ˈdaiət) noun
food, especially a course of recommended foods, for losing weight or as treatment for an illness etc. a diet of fish and vegetables; a salt-free diet; She went on a diet to lose weight.
to eat certain kinds of food to lose weight. She has to diet to stay slim.
dietician, dietitian (ˌdaiəˈtiʃən) noun
an expert on diets and dieting.


n. dietista, especialista en nutrición.


n dietista mf, dietista-nutricionista mf (Esp), especialista mf en alimentación
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