nourishment


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nour·ish·ment

(nŭr'ish-ment),
A substance used to feed or to sustain life and growth of an organism.
Synonym(s): aliment (1)

nourishment

(nûr′ĭsh-mənt)
n.
1.
a. The act of nourishing.
b. The state of being nourished.
2. Something that nourishes; food.

nourishment

[nur′ishmənt]
1 the act or process of nourishing or being nourished.
2 any substance that nourishes and supports the life and growth of living organisms.

nour·ish·ment

(nŭr'ish-mĕnt)
A substance used to feed or to sustain life and growth of an organism.

nour·ish·ment

(nŭr'ish-mĕnt)
A substance used to feed or to sustain life and growth of an organism.
Synonym(s): aliment.
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