Associations to the word «Nutrient»
NUTRIENT, noun. A source of nourishment, such as food, that can be metabolized by an organism to give energy and build tissue.
NUTRIENT, adjective. Providing nourishment
NUTRIENT, noun. Any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue.
NUTRIENT, noun. Any substance (such as a chemical element or inorganic compound) that can be taken in by a green plant and used in organic synthesis.
NUTRIENT, adjective. Of or providing nourishment; "good nourishing stew".
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