nutritionist

[ noo-trish-uh-nist, nyoo- ]
/ nuˈtrɪʃ ə nɪst, nyu- /
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noun

a person who is trained or expert in the science of nutrition.

Nearby words

  1. nutrilite,
  2. nutriment,
  3. nutrimental,
  4. nutrition,
  5. nutritional,
  6. nutritionist's calorie,
  7. nutritious,
  8. nutritiously,
  9. nutritive,
  10. nutritive equilibrium

Origin of nutritionist

First recorded in 1925–30; nutrition + -ist

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British Dictionary definitions for nutritionist

nutritionist

/ (njuːˈtrɪʃənɪst) /

noun

a person who specializes in nutrition and the nutritive value of various foods
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Word Origin and History for nutritionist

nutritionist

n.

1926, from nutrition + -ist.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for nutritionist

nutritionist

[ nōō-trĭshə-nĭst ]

n.

One who is trained or is an expert in the field of nutrition.

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