[noo-trish-uh s, nyoo-] /nuˈtrɪʃ əs, nyu-/
providing nourishment, especially to a high degree; nourishing; healthful:
a good, nutritious meal.
nourishing, sometimes to a high degree
1660s, from Latin nutricius “that which nourishes, nurses,” from nutrix (genitive nutricis) “a nurse,” from nutrire (see nourish). Related: Nutritiously.
nutritious nu·tri·tious (nōō-trĭsh’əs, nyōō-)
Providing nourishment; nourishing.
[noo-tri-tiv, nyoo-] /ˈnu trɪ tɪv, ˈnyu-/ adjective 1. serving to nourish; providing nutriment; nutritious. 2. of, relating to, or concerned with : foods with high nutritive value. noun 3. an item of nourishing food: a breakfast of cereals, fruits, and other nutritives. /ˈnjuːtrɪtɪv/ adjective 1. providing nourishment 2. of, concerning, or promoting nutrition noun 3. […]
- Nutritive equilibrium
nutritive equilibrium n. A balance between intake and excretion of nutritive material, with no gain or loss in weight. Also called physiologic equilibrium.
nutriture nu·tri·ture (nōō’trə-chur’, -chər) n.
[nuhts] /nʌts/ Slang. interjection 1. Also, nerts, nertz. (used to express disgust, defiance, disapproval, despair). adjective 2. insane; crazy. Idioms 3. be nuts about, [nuht] /nʌt/ noun 1. a dry fruit consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell. 2. the kernel itself. 3. Botany. a hard, indehiscent, one-seeded […]