nutrient definition

  • noun:
    • A source of nutrition, especially a nourishing ingredient in a food.
    • A source of nourishment, eg food, that can be metabolized by an organism to give power and build tissue.
    • Any substance which includes healthful characteristics, i. e., which nourishes or encourages development; a nutriment.
    • A substance put into the growth method of a microorganism to promote development.
    • A nutrient substance; something wholesome.
    • any material which can be metabolized by an animal to provide power and develop structure
    • any compound (eg a chemical factor or inorganic ingredient) which can be used by a green plant and utilized in organic synthesis
  • adjective:
    • Providing nourishment.
    • offering nourishment
    • Nutritious; nourishing; marketing development.
    • of or providing nourishment
  • others:
    • Affording nutriment or nourishment; nourishing; nutritive; nourishing.
    • Conveying or purveying nutrition; alimentative: because, nutrient vessels.

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