Definition of Nutrient. Meaning of Nutrient. Synonyms of Nutrient

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Definition of Nutrient

Nutrient
Nutrient Nu"tri*ent, a. [L. nutriens, p. pr. of nutrire. See Nourish.] Nutritious; nourishing; promoting growth. -- n. Any substance which has nutritious qualities, i. e., which nourishes or promotes growth.

Meaning of Nutrient from wikipedia

- A nutrient is a substance used by an organism to survive, grow, and reproduce. The requirement for dietary nutrient intake applies to animals, plants...
- Nutrient agar is a general purpose medium supporting growth of a wide range of non-fastidious organisms. It typically contains (m****/volume): 0.5% Peptone...
- Proteins are essential nutrients for the human body. They are one of the building blocks of body tissue and can also serve as a fuel source. As a fuel...
- are known as the nutrient foramina, and are particularly large in the shafts of the larger long bones, where they lead into a nutrient canal, which extends...
- of nutrition, a mineral is a chemical element required as an essential nutrient by organisms to perform functions necessary for life. However, the four...
- A nutrient cycle (or ecological recycling) is the movement and exchange of organic and inorganic matter back into the production of matter. Energy flow...
- air, water, temperature moderation, nutrients, and protection from toxins. Soils provide readily available nutrients to plants and animals by converting...
- The nutrient artery (arteria nutricia) or medullary, usually accompanied by one or two veins, enters the bone through the nutrient foramen, runs obliquely...
- Nutrient management is the science and practice directed to link soil, crop, weather, and hydrologic factors with cultural, irrigation, and soil and water...
- Nutrient pollution, a form of water pollution, refers to contamination by excessive inputs of nutrients. It is a primary cause of eutrophication of surface...
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