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Food body

(botany) a mass of nutrients attached to a seed coat, which attracts ants and thus aids dispersal of the seed


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    adjective of disease, carried or contracted by eating contaminated food Examples How to recognize and provide first aid for a food-borne illness. Word Origin 1898

  • Food-chain

    noun 1. Ecology. a series of organisms interrelated in their feeding habits, the smallest being fed upon by a larger one, which in turn feeds a still larger one, etc. 2. the chain from a food source to the ultimate consumer. noun 1. (ecology) a sequence of organisms in an ecosystem in which each species […]

  • Food-combining

    noun 1. a dietary approach that advocates the eating of specific foods at specific times and restricts which types of foods can be eaten together. noun 1. the practice of keeping carbohydrates separate from proteins in one’s daily diet, as a way of losing weight and also for some medical conditions noun a dietary system […]

  • Food conversion ratio

    noun 1. a ratio expressing the weight of food required to produce a unit gain in the live weight of an animal

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