adjective Also di·e·tet·i·cal.
Origin of dietetic
Related Words for dieteticsnourishment, victuals, menu, nutriment, diet, sustenance, subsistence, dietetics
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Historical Examples of dietetics
In the matter of dietetics Nature is a safer guide than the chemist.The Stock-Feeder's Manual
Charles Alexander Cameron
But, it will be asked, is appetite infallible as a guide in dietetics?
Dietetics is the art of sustaining the normal repair of the organism.Pedagogics as a System
They may restrict themselves to a simpler system of dietetics.Mind Amongst the Spindles
Dietetics, theory and practice of, introduced by transcendentalists, 150.Transcendentalism in New England
Octavius Brooks Frothingham
1570s, from Latin diaeteticus, from Greek diaitetikos "of or pertaining to diet," from diaita (see diet (1)). As a noun from 1759.