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dietetic Line breaks: diet|et¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌdʌɪəˈtɛtɪk/

Definition of dietetic in English:


Concerned with diet and nutrition: experienced dietetic advice
More example sentences
  • As dietitians primarily employed in long-term care, our common experience was that our traditional teaching hospital dietetic internships had not prepared us for work in continuing care facilities.
  • This will increase awareness and access to the research of the Canadian nutrition and dietetic community.
  • While dietetic practitioners are in the best position to ask research questions relevant to practice, clinical dietitians have been reluctant to become involved in research.


Example sentences
  • These recommendations were also applied to the dietetically treated patients, as far as possible.
  • They are dietetically well-balanced, easy to digest and promote the well-being of your cat.
  • It contains no sugar and is dietetically sodium free and provides a greater concentration of antacid per teaspoon.


Mid 16th century (as a noun in the sense 'dietetics'): via Latin from Greek diaitētikos, from diaita 'a way of life'.

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