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Dietetic   /dˌaɪətˈɛtɪk/   Listen

Of or relating to the diet.  Synonyms: dietary, dietetical.

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"Dietetic" Quotes from Famous Books

... death beginning at the brain, may arise from concussion; compression; cerebral pressure from haemorrhage and other forms of apoplexy; blocking of a cerebral artery from embolism; dietetic and uraemic conditions; and from opium ...
— Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology • W. G. Aitchison Robertson

... distinguished by a peculiar characteristic. And it is for this reason that, in hot countries especially, legislators have made laws respecting regimen or food. The ancients were taught by long experience that the dietetic science constituted a considerable part of morality; among the Egyptians, the ancient Persians, and even among the Greeks, at the Areopagus, important affairs were examined fasting; and it has been remarked that, among those people, where public affairs were discussed during ...
— The Ruins • C. F. [Constantin Francois de] Volney

... another bush,—the oldest discoverer on record of the doctrine that similia similibus curantur. There are Jack and Gill, who, not living in the days of the Cochituate, went up the hill for water, and who, in descending, met with cerebral injuries. There are the dietetic difficulties of Mr. and Mrs. Sprat, with the happy solution of a problem at one time threatening the domestic peace of this amiable pair. Be sure, little woman, we will find merry morsels in the silly-wise book! And there will be other silly-wise books. Cinderella shall again ...
— Atlantic Monthly, Vol. II., November, 1858., No. XIII. • Various

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