dietetic

dietetic 1570s (adj.), 1759 (n.), from L. diaeteticus, from Gk. diaitetikos "of or pertaining to diet," from diaita (see DIET (Cf. diet) (1)).

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  • dietetic — DIETÉTIC, Ă, dietetici, ce, adj., s.f. 1. adj. Care aparţine dietei1, privitor la dietă1; pe bază de dietă1. 2. s.f. Ramură a medicinii care studiază problema dietei1. [pr.: di e ] – Din fr. diététique. Trimis de claudia, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX… …   Dicționar Român

  • Dietetic — Di e*tet ic, Dietetical Di e*tet ic*al, a. [Gr. ?: cf. F. di[ e]t[ e]tique. See {Diet}.] Of or performance to diet, or to the rules for regulating the kind and quantity of food to be eaten. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dietetic — [dī΄ə tet′ik] adj. [L diaeteticus < Gr diaitētikos] of, relating to, or designed for a particular diet of food and drink: also dietetical dietetically adv …   English World dictionary

  • dietetic — [[t]da͟ɪ͟əte̱tɪk[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Dietetic food or drink is food or drink that has been specially produced so that it does not contain many calories. [AM, FORMAL] All dietetic meals are low in sugar. Syn: diet, low calorie …   English dictionary

  • dietetic — dietetically, adv. /duy i tet ik/, adj. Also, dietetical. 1. pertaining to diet or to regulation of the use of food. 2. prepared or suitable for special diets, esp. those requiring a restricted sugar intake: a jar of dietetic jelly. n. 3.… …   Universalium

  • dietetic — dietetics ► PLURAL NOUN (treated as sing. ) ▪ the branch of knowledge concerned with the diet and its effects on health. DERIVATIVES dietetic adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • dietetic — adjective Date: 1579 1. of or relating to diet 2. adapted for use in special diets • dietetically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dietetic — adjective a) Relating to diet. b) Relating to preparation for those on a restricted diet …   Wiktionary

  • dietetic — 1. Relating to the diet. 2. Descriptive of food that, naturally or through processing, has a low caloric content. * * * di·etet·ic .dī ə tet ik adj 1) of or relating to diet 2) adapted (as by the elimination of salt or sugar) for use in special… …   Medical dictionary

  • dietetic — Synonyms and related words: cannibal, cannibalistic, carnivorous, commensal, dietary, dietic, dining, eating, feeding, flesh eating, fruitarian, gastronomic, gluttonous, grain eating, graminivorous, granivorous, grass eating, herbivorous, insect… …   Moby Thesaurus

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