[mak-roh-bahy-ot-ik] /ˌmæk roʊ baɪˈɒt ɪk/
of or relating to or its dietary practices.
of, relating to, or serving macrobiotic food:
a macrobiotic restaurant.
lengthening the life span.
a person who adheres to the principles of or who follows its dietary practices.
of or relating to macrobiotics
of a diet comprising only food conforming to the principles of macrobiotics
also macro-biotic, “inclined to prolong life,” 1797, from Greek makrobiotikos “long-lived,” from makros “long” (see macro-) + bios “life” (see bio-). The specific reference to a Zen Buddhist dietary system dates from 1936.
[mak-roh-bahy-ot-iks] /ˌmæk roʊ baɪˈɒt ɪks/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. a philosophically oriented program incorporating elements from several ancient cultures and emphasizing harmony with nature, especially through adherence to a diet consisting primarily of whole grains, beans, vegetables, and moderate amounts of seafood and fruit. /ˌmækrəʊbaɪˈɒtɪks/ noun 1. (functioning as sing) a dietary […]
macroblast mac·ro·blast (māk’rə-blāst’) n. An abnormally large erythroblast.
macroblepharia mac·ro·ble·phar·i·a (māk’rō-blě-fâr’ē-ə) n. Abnormal largeness of the eyelids.
macrocardia mac·ro·car·di·a (māk’rō-kär’dē-ə) n. See cardiomegaly.