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nutrition

 
Noun nutrition has 3 senses
  1. nutrition - (physiology) the organic process of nourishing or being nourished; the processes by which an organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and maintenance
    --1 is a kind of
    organic process, biological process
    Derived form: verb nutrify1
  2. nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victuals - a source of materials to nourish the body
    --2 is a kind of food, nutrient
    --2 has particulars:
     milk; course; dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treat; dish; fast food; finger food; ingesta; kosher; meal, repast; mess; mince; puree; stodge; wheat germ; vitamin pill; vitamin
  3. nutrition - the scientific study of food and drink (especially in humans)
    --3 is a kind of
    science, scientific discipline
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