nutraceutical

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nu·tra·ceu·ti·cal

 (no͞o′trə-so͞o′tĭ-kəl)
n.
A food or naturally occurring food supplement thought to prevent disease or have other beneficial effects on human health. Also called functional food.

nutraceutical

(ˌnjuːtrəˈsjuːtɪkəl)
n
(Cookery) another name for functional food

nu•tra•ceu•ti•cal

or nu•tri•ceu•ti•cal

(ˌnu trəˈsu tɪ kəl, ˌnyu-)
n.
a food or natural substance that contains or is supplemented with ingredients purported to have health benefits.
[1985–90; nutr (ition) + (pharm) aceutical)]
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Australian Cancer Technology Limited (Australia) ("AustCancer") announced its intention to acquire the exclusive 20 year worldwide license to manufacture and distribute a range of nutraceutical medicine products focused on cancer.
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