a diet regimen aimed at identifying foods or additives that may be causing an allergy or other symptom, and usually involving the removal of suspected foodstuffs from the diet to see if the symptoms disappear, then adding them back one at a time to see which ones make the symptoms recur.
elimination diet n.
A diet designed to detect what foodstuffs cause allergic reactions by separate and successive withdrawal of foods from the diet until the food that causes the symptoms is discovered.
[ih-lim-uh-neyt] /ɪˈlɪm əˌneɪt/ verb (used with object), eliminated, eliminating. 1. to remove or get rid of, especially as being in some way undesirable: to eliminate risks; to eliminate hunger. Synonyms: do away with, banish, abolish, eradicate, erase, exterminate, cut out, annihilate, weed out, stamp out, rub out. Antonyms: obtain, get, invite. 2. to omit, especially […]
[ih-lim-uh-ney-ter] /ɪˈlɪm əˌneɪ tər/ noun 1. a person or thing that . 2. Also called battery eliminator. a device that operates from a power line to supply current and voltage to a circuit designed to be operated by a battery.
[el-uh-ner, -nawr] /ˈɛl ə nər, -ˌnɔr/ noun 1. a female given name, form of .
[el-int, ih-lint] /ˈɛl ɪnt, ɪˈlɪnt/ noun 1. the gathering of military or other intelligence through the monitoring of electronic signals other than voice communications, as satellite transmissions, rocket telemetry, and radar. 2. . electronic intelligence