Definition of dietetics in English:

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dietetics

Pronunciation: /ˌdīəˈtediks/

plural noun

[treated as singular]
The branch of knowledge concerned with the diet and its effects on health, especially with the practical application of a scientific understanding of nutrition.
Example sentences
  • They also felt that nutrition and dietetics would have greater credibility in health care if practice were based more strongly on research.
  • Let's continue the dialogue about population health and dietetics in Practice.
  • Should we always accept positions that involve solely nutrition and dietetics, or might that restrict our practice?

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Syllabification: di·e·tet·ics

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