nutriment


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to nutriment: nutritive

nutriment

 [noo´trĭ-ment]
nutrient (def. 2).
nourishment; food and other nourishing materials.

nutriment

(no͞o′trə-mənt, nyo͞o′-)
n.
1. A source of nourishment; food.
2. An agent that promotes growth or development.

nu′tri·men′tal (-mĕn′tl) adj.
References in periodicals archive ?
Conclusion: Maternal good nutriment and good salary is found to be beneficial for children's nutriment.
Balogh et al., "A medical nutriment has supportive value in the treatment of colorectal cancer," The British Journal of Cancer, vol.
Table 1: Dietary record of the subjects (mean [+ or -] SD) Nutriments Daily Intake Reference Dietary Mean (SD) Intake (RDI) Kilocalorie 3302 (709) (2300-3450) (a) Carbohydrate (g) 432.12(144) (400-500) (a) Protein (g) 101.16(21) (70-110) (a) Fat (g) 107.61 (63) (100-140) (a) Carbohydrate (%) 52.33 (6.6) (45-65) (b) Protein (%) 12.23 (1.09) (10-30%) (b) Fat (%) 29.16(5.7) (25-35) (b) Cholesterol (mg.[d.sup.-1]) 357.21 (264) < 350 SD: Standard Deviation; a: RDI for Tunisian adult men [24].
(Salifu et al., 1988a) As a result, cell wall had an effect on the favor and un-favor of eating nutriment of aphid which caused an increase in the number of aphids and the difference in the level of intensity (Benchasri, 2009).
Gone is the notion that the dead are "alive and well somewhere" (LG 1855, 17); now, they have become nutriment. The oddly distanced voice talking here is not the "I" of the 1855 Leaves that wants to "go to the bank by the wood and become undisguised and naked" (LG 1855, 13), but a borrowed voice: Schele De Vere's.
The term health claims' are claims on labels for advertising purposes or on marketing products and which promote the role of a nutriment on health.
As there is a cycle of nutriment and engenduring in the mother-son cycle of the elemental energy, so there is a system of checks and balances or a controlling cycle which is called the enemy-friend cycle.
Menenius, a patrician senator, has a famous speech early on defending his class to that same mob by analogizing the city to a body with the patricians as the stomach, taking in the nutriment and distributing it as appropriate.
That was our starting point: Every baby, like every other living thing, must take in nutriment in order to survive and grow in ways appropriate to our species.
[10] NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL Nutriment Requirements of Dairy Cattle.
--Species potential for cultivation (Calendula officinalis L), Special consideration is given to plants used as pharmaceutical industry, nutriment supplements, food and bringing immense financial benefit.
Each species approaches nutriment differently; however, the carp, sunfish, and rock bass don't seem particularly fussy and go after anything that moves.